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Is STEM for Girls?

Is STEM for Girls?

When I read the summary of this study about the early emergence of gender stereotypes in my daily news digest, I took a screenshot and sent it to my husband. I entered the caption, “Our ...

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Tips for Teaching Preschoolers to Write

Tips for Teaching Preschoolers to Write

My 8-year-old daughter was born with a pencil in her hand. From a very young age, she was naturally drawn to writing, drawing, and other creative arts that use writing instruments. My 3-year-old son, however, is ...

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6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

6 Fun Fall Activities for Families

What’s your family’s favorite way to celebrate fall? Chances are depending on where you live, fall weather can vary – one day it can be beautiful, but it can also involve snow and cooler temperatures ...

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6 Science Podcasts for Kids

6 Science Podcasts for Kids

“Why is the sky blue?” “What is that plant called?” “How can birds fly?” “How hot is the sun?” Sound familiar? You probably have a curious child on your hands…and you might be flooded with ...

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At-Home Math Activities for Preschoolers

At-Home Math Activities for Preschoolers

Math doesn’t have to be intimidating. In fact, it can actually be fun, and these six activities can help you introduce your child to many different concepts including counting, sorting, patterns, and geometric shapes. Ready ...

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21 Creative First Day of School Ideas for Parents

21 Creative First Day of School Ideas for Parents

Back to school season is here, and if your child is heading off to Kindergarten, you may be thinking about ways to make her first day special. Or you may need ideas to help ease ...

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How to Teach Children to Share

How to Teach Children to Share

“I want that one!” “I don’t want to share!” “Mine!” Don’t worry – these are all common things to hear from your child. When children are just starting to learn how to share and collaborate, ...

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A Q&A with Graduates of the Horizons Teacher Degree Program

A Q&A with Graduates of the Horizons Teacher Degree Program

Our teachers are central not only to what we do at Bright Horizons but who we are, and we recognize that investing in their professional development can have inspiring results both in and out of ...

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5/28 Webinar: Engineering in Early Education

5/28 Webinar: Engineering in Early Education

Engineering is everywhere, and it happens each and every day in early childhood classrooms. Not only does it help children develop math, science, and problem-solving skills, it also inspires their creativity. But it can be ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 29: The Truth About Varsity Blues

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 29: The Truth About Varsity Blues

Today’s post was written by Bright Horizons Director of Brand Storytelling, Lisa Oppenheimer. As parents, we all raise our kids thinking the secret to getting into a good college is to study hard. Then the ...

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