Local Summer Learning Options

Enrolling kids in summer learning activities help keep their academic skills sharp and prepare them to enter the next grade in the fall. Parents in the Chattahoochee Valley who are seeking summer learning opportunities for their children have a variety of in-person and virtual opportunities to choose from. BTG Learning 3100 Gentian Blvd, #121, Columbus […]

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Highlight on Emanuel Preparatory School of Math and Science

The Emanuel Preparatory School of Math and Science, located at 10107 Veterans Parkway in Midland, is a private Christian school for boys, founded in 2016. The school’s certified teachers provide instruction for boys in grades K through 3rd grade, and plans are in place to accept students from one new grade level a year until […]

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Kids Subscription Box Reviews

By Maria Phillips, Family & Kids Magazine Literati (literati.com) In each box, you receive five age-appropriate books, cardstock printed art and adorable book labels with your child’s name. Since the library closed during the pandemic, having new books delivered to our doorstep was a great treat. You can buy the books you love and return […]

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Scheduling for Kids at Home

Creating a daily routine and having a list of activities to keep kids occupied helps provide the structure needed to be at home all day. Here are a few tips on creating a daily routine for your family and some fun activities that will exercise both mind and body. Create a routine that is realistic and […]

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Resources for Online Learning

Georgia Pre-K Resources Provided by GA Pre-K, they update the website every day with new activities. Plus, storytime, virtual field trips, and tips to making at-home learning successful. Scholastic at Home Learning Organized as a weekly calendar, this website provides learning resources divided by age group and grade. It provides interesting lesson plans and colorful, […]

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Local Schools are Focusing on Emotional Intelligence

In 2014, Muscogee County School District received funding from Project AWARE. Project AWARE is a grant to help build systems for school-based mental health support services. With this funding, MCSD has implemented different positive behavioral interventions and supports services (PBIS) to increase social and emotional learning (SEL). Social and emotional learning is a process through […]

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Enrolling in GA Pre-K

Although the 2020 school year seems awhile away, local schools are preparing their open enrollment for GA Pre-K. The Pre-K program is unique to our state and has many other states curiously watching to see the positive effects it has on Georgia students. Georgia is the first state to offer Pre-K to all children, not […]

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Benefits of Taking your Child to a Theatre Event

Taking your child to a live show is known to have many more benefits than watching a movie or television episode. In fact, studies have shown live theatre provides your child with a lasting impression, children will reference to a character or moment for months to come. Increases Awareness of Emotions: Seeing a live show builds […]

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9 Fun Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Education experts have known for some time that kids who don’t go to school year-round experience summer learning loss. The good news is there are ways to reduce your child’s summer learning loss such as these fun activities. Keep ‘em reading. Chattahoochee Public Libraries offer an array of summer programs for kids. Take your kids […]

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Easing the Summer to School Transition

It is almost time to say goodbye to summer and prepare the kids for school. Here are some ways to reduce stress during the back to school transition and enjoy the last few weeks of summer. Return your household to a regular routine. This includes gradually restoring the bedtime routine and the morning routine until […]

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