By Sandy Spurgeon McDaniel Teachers in California and some other states have been told that schools will re-open online, using the media as their means of teacher communication. Those students will not be returning to the classroom. Idaho Gov. Brad Little has stated he wants K-12 students to return to schools. He did, however, also…

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By Cara Johnson-Bader At New Horizon Academy, our teachers use classroom cooking activities to promote learning, and you can, too. We understand cooking with your child takes a little more time, a lot more patience, and involves extra clean-up, but it is totally worth it. Cooking boosts language development, fine motor skills, and math abilities,…

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By Cara Johnson-Bader Research tells us it is never too early to start reading to children. From the day they are born, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers develop language skills and pre-literacy skills every day that help them become readers. Children need between 10,000-12,000 words in their vocabulary to be ready for kindergarten, and reading is…

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