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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Tutoring By Activity | BTG Learning

“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” -Kay Redfield Jamison. We hear these words repeatedly, yet schools are focusing more on structured learning and less on free play and recess. Studies have proven the shortage of play in a child’s life is actually putting a […]

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Admissions Day at St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School

During St. Anne-Pacelli’s Admissions Day for prospective 2019-20 preschool through 12th grade students and their families, St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School will offer breakfast (served by families), tours (led by students) and entrance testing for prospective Pre-K4, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 9th graders. Families will have the opportunity to meet with administrators and faculty to learn […]

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Being Your Kid’s Role Model

If you have already begun considering your goals for the next year, there is one that should be included near the top of your list – being a good role model for your kids. One of the most effective ways to teach your kids the traits you wish them to embrace is to model them […]

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Encourage Your Curious Kid with Nonfiction 

Gravitation towards fictional stories seems to determine if a child “loves to read”; however, grown-ups sometimes overlook those children that prefer learning non-fiction over fiction. Subjects rooted in facts and real events occupy a space in a child’s world and can be excellent reading material for those children who do not engage with imagined tales. Non-fiction titles encourage children to expand their scope of knowledge by exposing and explaining natural phenomena, current events and rapidly evolving […]

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5 Tips to Have Fun and Enhance Learning

According to the United States Department of Commerce, 65 percent of jobs for kids today don’t exist yet, which is why it’s important for them to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as those occupations are growing at a rate of 17 percent. This type of education increases science literacy, creates […]

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