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Simple Toys Best for Young Kids’ Learning

| December 18, 2015
Simple Toys Best for Young Kids’ Learning

Holiday shopping is in full swing, as is the avalanche of ads heralding the latest learning toys for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. These toys promise fantastic educational rewards, sometimes with a price tag to match. Turns out, the toys that can be most beneficial to children’s learning are also budget friendly. READ MORE about the […]

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I Still Think of Her….Amazing Teachers

| May 29, 2015
I Still Think of Her….Amazing Teachers

Stand for Children Leadership Center: Take a minute to meet five of the most amazing teachers I know.

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Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

| November 16, 2014
Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

Like all skills, gratitude is best learned young As Thanksgiving approaches, it is the perfect time to teach young children a very important life lesson: gratitude. Barbara Lewis, author of What Do You Stand For? For Kids, teaches us children as young as 2 are aware that other people do things for them or give […]

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New State-Wide Test Selected Supporting Higher Academic Standards

| November 3, 2014
New State-Wide Test Selected Supporting Higher Academic Standards

Arizona’s State Board of Education has just selected a new statewide test that will support Arizona’s higher academic standards and give parents, students, and teachers important information about how our kids are doing. Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching, or AzMERIT, will replace the AIMS test for English Language Arts and Math for […]

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Coconino Region Grantee Forum

| February 3, 2014
Coconino Region Grantee Forum

The Grantee Forum will be providing an opportunity to learn about the organizations, staff and programs providing significant supports and services to families with young children across the diverse Coconino Region.

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iPads in Special Education

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
iPads in Special Education

Is your staff dying to find out about the best apps for special education? Do you worry that iPads are being used as toys more often than they are being used for instruction in special education?

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