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Four reasons to celebrate the start of the school year

Summer and holidays are great, but back-to-school is also worth a party for children and even more... for parents. As a mother of three fidgety school-age boys, Elena reveals why she wants to celebrate the start of the school year. After a few months of children's holidays, I look at my ...

Why We All Need More Time To Enjoy Play

Mama-a-a! I hit it! On a hot summer afternoon, my 4-year-old son is alone enjoying play on the basketball court. The court and the ball are so big compared to the boy! He comes to the basket, squats down, and pushes the ball into the basket with all his strength. The ...

How can parents get meaningfully involved in child’s learning?

Parent involvement and significance in the child’s learning journey is growing and changing. Parents are the critical stakeholders in the education system, and parent involvement deserves as much attention in the public as teachers, students, and the education content. Learning happens through interactions with parents, teachers and peers. Education serves ...

Is Environment the Third Teacher?

If you have been following us for some time, you noticed that we are always advocating how the environment plays an important role in a child’s development. Reggio Emilia’s approach to early childhood education founder Loris Malaguzzi calls environment the third teacher as it fosters a child’s self-esteem and understanding of ...