Tag: "learning"

Teletubbies: Follow The Leader on DVD

Teletubbies: Follow The Leader on DVD

October 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Twenty years later, Teletubbies are still bringing joy into households. Created in 1997, 1 billion children have been reached in 120 places and in 45 different languages. With new visual enhancements, the world of Laa-Laa, Dipsy, Po, and Tinky Winky now includes ‘touch screen’ tummies, techie gadgets and contemporary subjects. Even Kailen, at seven years […]

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The Benefit of Performing Arts for Children at British International School of Chicago

The Benefit of Performing Arts for Children at British International School of Chicago

October 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Study after study has shown that exposure to music improves test scores, reading proficiency and overall academic achievement. Improving literacy, cognitive development and math skills is paramount to successful humans. The modern workplace is an ever-changing environment, as is our world. Today’s early ed and middle school curriculum are taking all sorts of new approaches, […]

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Tips to help our kids learn all summer long

Tips to help our kids learn all summer long

June 22, 2015 | Comments (0)

This is a topic I hear being discussed among parents as soon as school lets out. In today’s highly-competitive educational world, everyone wants to find an edge to keep their children in top form. Planet Read! sent the information below recently. What I like about these ideas is that they are free. You can use some […]

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CPS Deadlines & Commission on Underutilization TONIGHT

CPS Deadlines & Commission on Underutilization TONIGHT

December 7, 2012 | Comments (0)

Chicago Public Schools has a DEADLINE for applying! That deadline is December 14, 2012. The 2013-2014 year promises to be easier than ever. You may apply online for elementary magnet, magnet cluster, open enrollment, selective (elementary and high school), military, magnet, international baccalaureate, college and career academies. Your first step is requesting a Personal Identification […]

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Our Job As Parents And Teachers

Our Job As Parents And Teachers

September 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

The following is a Chicago Public School Father’s perspective. Craig Johnson, a native Chicagoan, is a father and former Chicago Public School student.    For two weeks, Chicago’s public education landscape became a national case study on unions, politics, and education reform.  The issues were lifted from the pages of reports and spreadsheets and escaped beyond […]

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