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Teacher Discount Round Up

Being a teacher can be hard work. Often teachers spend their own money on supplies for their classrooms. Sometimes school budgets don’t allow certain items to be purchased or by the time a teacher would order an item by getting a purchase order or the school purchase card, having it shipped to the school’s central […]

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Fun, Hands-On Activities at The Goddard School® of Waukee

For 30 years, The Goddard School® has been a trusted name among families. Its classrooms are safe, nurturing environments for children six weeks to six years, offering age-appropriate opportunities to explore and discover. Trained teachers lead each child to reach developmental milestones, preparing the children for social and academic success. At The Goddard School® located […]

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Ideas to Ease the Tricky Back to Middle School Transition

I see you, first day of school. Looming in the second half of August, just hanging out. Waiting to be recognized by teachers, parents, and students. Some might have had this date circled since May, while others are still pretending you’re a ways off. However you’re looked at, there you wait. And sooner or later […]

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Don’t Miss Pint Size Science Classes at the Science Center of Iowa

Do you have a curious toddler or preschool-aged child who loves to learn and discover new things?  The Science Center of Iowa is offering Pint Size Science classes for children ages 20 months to 5 years old. The classes reflect current brain research, which shows that academic learning is directly connected to emotion. Young children need […]

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Handwriting Skills to Prepare Your Kids for Success

Mobile phones, tablets, digital assistants. These days it may seem that kids learn to type on a keyboard or ask Siri even before they can crawl. That doesn’t mean we should forget about teaching handwriting. Why Handwriting Matters Handwritten communication is still a part of our everyday lives. Whether it’s signing a birthday card or […]

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