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The "Couch-Potato" Generation

The "Couch-Potato" Generation

Kindergartners and first-graders are rapidly becoming mini-couch potatoes as they are spending more time sitting and watching television and less time actively playing and moving around. How much TV is too much?

 

Kindergarteners and iPads: Sharing is Key

Kindergarteners and iPads: Sharing is Key

To give children iPads in school, or not – that is the question. The ‘correct’ answer to this question still remains a bit of a mystery. The use of iPads in the classroom has caused a political uproar in some school districts.

Moving for Math

Moving for Math

A classroom full of children waving their arms up and down, jumping, and tapping to the beat may sound like a gym class, but these movement exercises are actually designed for the classroom to help children learn math and writing.

Is Handwriting Relevant in Our Digital Age?

Is Handwriting Relevant in Our Digital Age?

Encouraging preschoolers to practice their handwriting skills should take place before children ever step foot into a classroom, new evidence suggests.