Parents as Chief Advocates

Getting Smart – Nancy Weinstein “Did you know that in addition to your responsibilities of Chief Caregiver, Chief Cheerleader and Chief Taxi driver, Chief Advocate is high on the list? If you have a child with special needs, you know exactly where I’m...

School garden symposium sprouts green ideas for teachers, students

The Sacramento Bee – Sammy Caiola “The sun blazed over The Met Sacramento High School’s courtyard Saturday as hundreds of farm-to-fork enthusiasts traversed between classrooms, grabbing a fresh apple or a packet of seeds along the way. The group gathered...

Do you know the 5 Rs of early education?

Philly.com – Anna Nguyen “In June, the AAP issued a new recommendations on early literacy that emphasized “reading regularly with young children stimulates optimal patterns of brain development and strengthens parent-child relationships”…And now the...

‘Good mothering’ hardwires infant brain

ANI News – Staff Writer ” A study has revealed that the mother’s presence, social interactions and her nurturing role directly moulds the early neural activity and growth of the infant’s brain.”...