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Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

“I am looking for some ways to continue the growth of my two children during the summer without being formal with workbooks and flash cards. Any suggestions?” – EricaB, Bright Horizons Online Community Member While ...

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How to Teach STEM at Home

How to Teach STEM at Home

We were recently joined by Anita Greenberg, CEO and founder of Science Delights for our Family Matters Webinar: A Parent’s Guide to STEM Education. Along with webinar moderator Debbie Hoppy, Bright Horizons’ Director, Education & Curriculum, ...

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STEM Learning at Home Activity for Kids: Building Bridges

STEM Learning at Home Activity for Kids: Building Bridges

Children at Bright Horizons preschools learn that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is all around us – at school and at home. Watch as Sarah explains how to conduct the “Building Bridges” learning activity ...

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Is STEM for My Daughter?

Is STEM for My Daughter?

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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3,2,1 Blast Off! – Preschoolers Learn About Space

3,2,1 Blast Off! – Preschoolers Learn About Space

The preschoolers from the Child Care Booz Allen Hamilton Family Center learned about our solar system, astronauts, and even made their very own planets! The students were asked by their teacher what they wanted to learn ...

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What I Learned from My Child’s STEM Fair Project

What I Learned from My Child’s STEM Fair Project

“Mom, I want to do a project for the STEM Fair at school!” My 9-year-old daughter’s face lit up as she excitedly talked about her first opportunity to participate in her school’s science fair. As ...

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Helping Kids Continue Their Learning Outside the Classroom

Helping Kids Continue Their Learning Outside the Classroom

Today’s post is courtesy of Linda Whitehead, Ph.D., senior advisor education and development for Bright Horizons: I sometimes struggle to find time for personal reflection, and yet when I do find the time, I find it ...

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Kids and Technology: How Do You Find the Right Balance?

Kids and Technology: How Do You Find the Right Balance?

When it comes to kids and technology, how do you find the right balance? I struggle with this question. What are the right approaches … Screen-free before age two? Screen time limits for preschoolers and ...

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Grocery Store Activities for Preschoolers

Grocery Store Activities for Preschoolers

Like most things, going to the grocery store can be a hit or miss activity with my kids. There are those inevitable times when I’m rushed or need to grab only a few items when a trip ...

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#SocialParenting: Kindergarten Space Activity

#SocialParenting: Kindergarten Space Activity

The Kindergarten class at Bright Horizons at Collegeville (Phoenixville, PA) has been learning all about space! They’ve been reading books and having classroom discussions on the different planets, the moon and astronauts. The children even worked together ...

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