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2017 Editions Ages & Stages April 2017 Education Featured Magazine

7 Ways to STEMulate the Engineer or Scientist in your Child

Could your child be a future scientist or engineer? STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) can be exciting and fun for children of all ages. From DIY activities, board games, local events and programming, and more, here are just a few ways you can “STEMulate” your child’s talent through interactive STEM activities and programs. ...
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Choosing a School for Your Child with Special Learning Needs

Choosing a school for a child with unique learning needs can be overwhelming; often the hardest part is knowing where to start. While every family will make decisions based on their child’s individual needs and circumstances, these common considerations — including therapies, communication, family support, and more — can help guide you through the process. ...
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Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy

This helpful list provides a rough outline of when certain motor and cognitive development milestones occur in infants and young children. Also, find out what parents can do at each age and stage to stimulate learning and promote literacy. ...
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Area Preschoolers Celebrate ‘Root for Earth’ Initiative

On Wednesday, preschoolers at The Goddard School in Jackson Township and Highland Heights kicked off the 7th annual Root for Earth initiative. While the children learn about eco-friendly topics throughout the year, this week especially celebrates learning about the environment and what it means to be a good environmental steward. ...
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Alternative Schooling Series, Part 1: Available Options

Is there anything wrong with traditional schooling? Are there other options that may suit my child better?

The truth is, if you’re asking these questions, then you’re already doing the best thing you can – you’re being conscious, considering options, and trying to figure out what is best for your child or children.

Parent involvement, whether a child attends a public school, charter school, or is homeschooled, is one of the best predictors of success and achievement. Knowing that their parent cares about them, their education, and their success as a person motivates and encourages children to do their best in whichever type of education system they are participating.

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Beaumont Designated an International Baccalaureate Programme World School

Beaumont School has been officially authorized as an International Baccalaureate Programme World School. The school will offer the IB Diploma Programme for students in grades 11 and 12, starting in fall 2017. The IB program aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. ...
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The Lake Ridge Academy Experience

Students describe what is unique and special to them about attending Lake Ridge Academy.

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2017 Editions Ages & Stages April 2017 Education Featured Magazine

Ways Kids in Northeast Ohio are Learning to Help the Environment

January 2017 was the third warmest January in 137 years of modern record-keeping. Approximately 40 percent of the lakes in the U.S. are polluted for fishing, aquatic life or swimming, and pollution is one of the biggest global killers, affecting over 100 million people, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fact sheet titled “Nonpoint Source Pollution: The Nation’s Largest Water Quality Problem.”

While the statistics seem discouraging and the topic of the environment is an ongoing discussion amongst many world leaders, it’s not lost on some local organizations that are trying to make a difference. They are helping the next generation by teaching children how to be stewards of the environment and live a sustainable lifestyle. Below are just a few of the schools and other Northeast Ohio groups that are developing these programs.

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