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Preschool Tours ... Already?!? by Tammy K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 7:09pm Just months after Aiden's cochlear implants were activated, he discovered the sound of an airplane as we sat watching his brother's baseball game. I was lucky enough to hear the plane ahead of him and had camera in hand, ready to capture the moment, praying he heard it too. Sure enough, he was astonished, staring into the sky, HEARING it, as he w ... Read on »
Taking the Big Step: Kindergarten by KerryD Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm As kindergarten grew closer, Dan and I discussed more and more whether the local neighborhood school was the best placement for Hadley. While our town’s integrated preschool had been a wonderful place for Hadley, it was located in another elementary school in town. Only Hadley and two preschool classmates would be continuing on in the neighborhood ... Read on »
Get Ready for Kindergarten with Dinosaur Train! (Super Prize Pack Giveaway) by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 03 Aug 2011 7:58pm August is “Get Ready for Kindergarten Month”! Heading to kindergarten can be a stressful transition for children, even if they went to preschool. In most cases, they’ll be getting accustomed to new surroundings, routines and expectations! However, many things can be done to help prepare children for this big milestone in their lives. The Jim ... Read on »
Our story part 7: Bearhug’s rough start in preschool by Danette Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Apr 2009 12:37am When Bearhug and Cuddlebug started Pre-K, Cuddlebug handled the transition much easier since he had already been going to school there the previous spring. Bearhug, on the other hand, really had difficulty with his new routine. He had a meltdown every morning when we dropped him off. Since Cuddlebug had been going to school there for a fe ... Read on »
How We Homeschool Preschool and Kindergarten by healthymama Posted Sun 04 Aug 2013 3:40pm on by healthymama The joy about homeschooling preschool and kindergarten is that you are free to tailor your educational system to the needs of your family. In other words, you are free to do whatever you want! If homeschool is something you are interested in, I encourage you to read about homeschooling sty ... Read on »
Preparing for CI Activation by Lucas Mommy .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:04pm We're in the final countdown... 5 days. Here's what I'm doing in preparation. Mostly I'm doing some reading, lots of reading. The following list should serve a few purposes, least of which is to toot my horn. First, if there are parents of newly diagnosed children, it can serve as a great place to start. Second, for those experienced parents out th ... Read on »
Published article about Fragile X and Us by Kristie Meyer Patient Expert Posted Tue 09 Jun 2009 11:31pm This is Megan. She is a teacher at Shelby Hills Early Childhood Center. That's where Drew and Blake went to preschool. Megan contacted me about doing a research paper on Fragile X and wanted to use our family as her subject matter. Well, guess what? Her paper was so good, it was published! In the Association for Childhood Education International's ... Read on »
My Simple Preschool – Phonics Part 2 by Anne S. Posted Wed 19 Sep 2012 10:39pm Last week, I discussed in detail my approach to teaching phonics throughout the preschool years (and into kindergarten), but I realized I left out  a few important details. So here are a few important details that I must mention. I cannot say this often enough: just like math facts, the phonics sounds must be drilled incessantly unt ... Read on » An online educational fun zone for your preschooler and kindergartner by Genevieve .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 6:23pm Goodbye winter vacation and hello school days. While parents are rejoicing, younger siblings may be pouting. Big brother and sis, and that’s like everyone who’s anyone, have school but the little one is stuck at home. Before the tyke gets blue, settles down in front of the TV with a gallon of milk and a box of cereal, introduce them to ... Read on »
Kindergarten Learning at Home by Christine .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Sep 2009 10:08pm The great thing about having a preschooler or kindergartner at home is all of the fun activities you get to do in the name of learning! I would encourage any mom of a 3, 4 or 5-year-old not to stress too much, but to use this precious time to play and learn together, without an expensive curriculum! With my “preschoolers” I focus on the basic ... Read on »