Tips for Montessori School, Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary School
The Montessori philosophy is that the child goes through learning cycles where he/she is irresistibly drawn to a learning activity. This is termed a “sensitive period” for an activity. From birth to age six, the child is going through the sensitive period for language and is able to absorb any language presented with the greatest of ease. This is the reason why children have a much easier time picking up the languages they are exposed to, while adults find it difficult By: Ms. Ashley Simms You’ve all seen the saying: “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” Well, that technically is probably true, but as many of us now know, developing a love of reading doesn’t happen exclusively in the classroom or school environment. As educators and creators of educational spaces, we…
13 Reasons why volunteering at Girl Scout camp is the best!
1.) Her smile. Nothing beats the look on a girl’s face as she tries canoeing for the first time.
What Grown-Ups Need To Know About Selling Girl Scout Cookies
Girls learn important skills by selling Girl Scout cookies...themselves. What parents and adults need to know to help girls sell Girl Scout cookies, by not h...
La Crosse YMCA :: Joe Zwickey & Kailyn Danhouser
Joe Zwickey is a motivated man with a dry sense of humor. Like so many of us, he’s a busy individual who works multiple jobs, hangs out with friends, works on hobbies, and he used to manage high school football and basketball teams for four years. With everything on his plate, Joe still squeezes in his workouts at the YMCA three times a week Encouraged by his friends, Joe began coming to the YMCA a couple years ago. Now, he incorporates a mix of strength and cardio routines throughout his week, including squats, planks, and throw downs. Joe started working with personal trainer, Kailyn Danhouser, about four months ago. The pair meets once a week, and they have already seen improvement physically, structurally, as well as in Joe’s attitude. When asked if working…
The 20 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast
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10 Reasons to Send Your Child to Camp
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How Can Adults Help Youth Thrive?
For the past 15 years, the Thrive Foundation for Youth has enabled leading researchers to explore the science of thriving, or what it takes to achieve one’s full potential. What they’ve found could turn the tide for millions of disadvantaged youth in America.
Volunteering: How Helping Others Helps You
Your volunteer work illustrates your interests and character. Show colleges and universities what you have accomplished
Mike Trout's new Smart Bat is going to impact baseball in a BIG way
We know the young man, Mike Trout. We also know what happens to the ball when the young man hits it and can measure it with the oldest of baseball statistics or the newest, demonstrating he is,...
MAYB Lincoln, NE June 14-16, 2019
MAYB Lincoln, NE June 14-16, 2019 - Deadline Today! Almost FULL