Category Archives: childhood development

What PreK means to your Pre-Teen!

Compelling research is growing about the importance of  Pre-kindergarten in the lives of our students!

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Adam Grant on teaching children about disagreement…

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Helping Children Understand the World Around Them…

This latest round of news that is difficult to process around the wildfires very close to our community creates another opportunity for adults to explain the world to children and give them a sense of safety and reduce their anxiety. … Continue reading

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The importance of free play for executive function in our youngest learners…

At Seven Hills, we are preserving the importance of early childhood education. Our Reggio Inspired program is an amazing opportunity for children to develop so many skills they need for their elementary years and beyond. These two links underscore some … Continue reading

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Bedtime stories about race for young children

This is a book a have read the last two years to our youngest students at Seven Hills, Thanks for this link, Mrs. Miller, about what books parents can read to children at bedtime about race! Bedtime stories about race

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Chores at home… everyone can contribute

Some great suggestions for helping children develop a sense of responsibility, incrementally, for their world. summer chores for children: teaching responsibility at home  

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Reading? Go for it!

Some great opportunities here to think about the power of reading… And what better time to look at reading? Summer! https://www.commonsensemedia.org/reading  

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