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Why Play=Learning

Please visit this link to read an excellent article written about play and why it is a crucial aspect of child development. At SLC, we strongly believe that children learn through play and that play helps build valuable skills such as social and emotional competence.

Play based vs. Academic

When hearing of play based schools, one often jumps to the conclusion that a child will play and therefore not learn. Play based can also be seen as ‘child directed’ versus academic based which is often ‘teacher directed’. Both philosophies have children learning, but the environment and way learning is facilitated differs drastically. Play based schools like SLC will have various centers set up
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Why Play?

Numerous articles have been published over the years showing the benefits of play…so why is it still questioned in early childhood education? Many adults struggle with the idea that children can learn through play and not just the conventional image of academics. Vygotsky stressed the importance of pretend play giving an example of a child who pretends a broomstick is a horse. This child shows
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Conflicts with Toilet Learning

Do you ever end up having a battle with your child over them using the bathroom? Then this is the right blog post for you. Working with your child to help them learn healthy habits regarding toilet learning can be difficult. Below are some tips of what to do when a child refuses to go to the bathroom. Avoid a power struggle. Always give
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Parenting Resources

GROW Parenting– Recommended from wonderful experience Mindful Parent Coaching Positive Parenting Coaching *Disclaimer: Above parent coaching options are resources that seem to fit our schools philosophy but are not connected to our business. Some humanity generally old who are facing sundry health problem, such persons can get drugs from the Web without any problem. There are a number of reliable internet drugstores that will offer
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Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems Book Summary

Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems- Book Summary By Lily Talley Does your child have difficulty falling asleep or waking up in the middle of the night? Have you ever wondered how much sleep your child needs to be getting? Author Dr. Richard Ferber tackles these questions with the book Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems. This is a 404-page book that every parent should own
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Brain Rules for Baby Book Summary

Brain Rules for Baby Book Summary By Lily Talley Have you ever wondered what are the best ways to raise your child to be smart and happy? Author Dr. John J. Medina tackles this question with the book Brain Rules for Baby. Dr. John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist and is an affiliate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington School of
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How to Choose the Right Kindergarten School

How to Choose the Right Kindergarten School By Lily Talley There are many factors to consider when researching the overall best kindergarten school for your child. Factors can include the school type, classroom size, teacher qualifications, school test scores, school educational philosophies, and much more. This article will give help guide you through this important decision. Decide private or public First off, you will
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