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by Administrator | October 16, 2014 | Uncategorized

Since this year’s Read for the Record book is “Bunny Cakes” by Rosemary Wells, what better way to prepare for the record-breaking day than by cooking some tasty, healthy snacks for kids! Below, we have two yummy kid friendly recipes for Butternut Squash Bread and Healthy Carrot Cake. Have fun baking these goodies with your [...]

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by Administrator | October 11, 2014

We’re just 10 days away from Read for the Record Day 2014, so to celebrate the joy of reading, we have created free bunny-themed bookmarks for kiddos to color!    

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | October 3, 2014

Soon you’ll be seeing information on parent-teacher conferences at your child’s school. “Conferences for my young child?” you might say to yourself. “Why?” Many parents think, “I see my child’s teacher every day at drop-off and pick-up. We always talk about how things are going. I don’t need to go to a conference.” Yes, parents [...]

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by Administrator | September 19, 2014

Bust out your sharpened number two pencils and put on your fancy clothes, because back to school time is here!  With kids spending roughly 35 hours a week at school, it is important for parents to know what is happening in the classroom.  Building a strong home and school connection is essential.  Here are eight [...]

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by Administrator | September 12, 2014

This is one of my favorite times of year, the weather is cooling off, the garden is overflowing with tomatoes and the kids are dusting off backpacks in anticipation of school starting.  Even our little ones have big transitions at this time of year, with beginning preschool or switching to new daycare. For many of [...]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | September 8, 2014

Right now, you’re probably wondering what an “intentional classroom” is. The answer is a great environment to foster learning in your child. This research- and evidence-based approach to education is associated with greater teacher effectiveness, higher student achievement, and an improved school climate. In the intentional classroom, our curriculum links directly to assessment and lesson [...]

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by Administrator | August 28, 2014

Written by: Barbara Hiatt It is said that parents can spend upwards of $700 per child during “Back to School” season every single year. Between new clothes, accessories, and school supplies, it can be enough to break the bank!  If you’re getting your kids ready to head back to class, why not think outside the [...]

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by Administrator | August 22, 2014

Be sure to take plenty of pictures of your little ones so you can capture exactly how they looked as they started the new 2015 school year. To help you add some flair to your photos, we have provided a plethora of stylish signs that kiddos can hold up to express what year of school [...]

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by Administrator | August 21, 2014

How can you add more fun to your morning routine? No, it’s not drinking another cup of coffee. It’s listening to music! This playlist we compiled contains 11 kid-friendly (and parent-friendly) songs that will wake you up and make getting dressed, brushing teeth and cooking breakfast way more exciting for the fam. Bonus: if everyone [...]

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by Administrator | August 20, 2014

Let your kiddos get their creative juices flowing by having them make their teacher a thoughtful gift for the first day of school. After all, those teachers will be in charge of a classroom full of energetic children for the next ten months. Now there’s no need to go out and buy a full spa [...]

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