Navigating Your Child's Education: Grades 1-5

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What Happened When My Family Spent 1000 Hours Outside

By Brittany Shaver on Jan 14, 2021 8:00 PM

I've always considered myself to be an indoorsy person. I don’t know, but maybe being indoorsy is inherited. Early in marriage, my husband and I joked that it was a good thing we found each other so that we could be indoorsy together. And four children later, we have cultivated a very indoorsy family, contending that there’s nothing else we would rather do than cozy up on the couch with a good book to read aloud. 

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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

By Dr. Mark Eckel on Dec 17, 2020 8:00 PM

From a child's youngest years, they are asked by adults: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Answers typically include professional athletes, firefighters, astronauts, and doctors, sprinkled with more imaginative outliers like princesses and unicorns.

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Preparing for and Conquering Third Grade

By Worthington Christian School on Oct 29, 2020 8:00 PM

Third grade is one of the most crucial developmental periods of the elementary years and perhaps a child's entire formal schooling. It stands apart as a year of pivotal transition and change in a child's education. It is the foundation for the rest of a student's life: what a student learns in third grade will be built upon for years to come, not only in academics, but also in life. 

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