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PANYADEN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: A GREEN SCHOOL IN THAILAND

08/10/2018,

In our Education & Architecture series, we have featured previously some amazing kindergartens in Slovenia, Mexico, Japan, Sweden, South Korea and New Zealand. Also, you might remember our post about the Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten, an entirely outdoor preschool in Washington that combines nature and play. Today we travel to Thailand and discover another amazing educational […]

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KIDS & MANDARIN WITH CHINEASY

06/03/2018,

Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world and China’s economy is the second largest in the world, so many experts recommend learning Mandarin Chinese, the main spoken dialect. Standard Chinese, which is also referred to as “Mandarin“, is the official language of the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of China, […]

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ARTY STEPS: WALK THE CREATIVE WAY

05/11/2018,

“Creativity is now as important in education as literacy”- Sir Ken Robinson Arty Steps is a beautiful little art studio in Bogotá where kids aged 2 to 12 can gather is small groups and create. Children are introduced to art from prehistory to contemporary art and explore local and international artists. Today we travel to […]

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Education, Inspiration

MAISTORY BOOK: INSPIRING IN CHILDREN A LOVE FOR BOOKS

12/17/2017,

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents” –  Emilie Buchwald. Do you want your child to love to read? Are you looking for resources to inspire your children a love for books?  Look no further! Today we interview Maya, founder of MaiStoryBook. Maya is an artist and elementary teacher-to-be-in training who is […]

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TOYS THAT TRANSFORM LIVES: ONE TOY AT A TIME

11/26/2017,

“Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world”- Howard Zinn.     Christmas is approaching and unbeknownst to most of us, there are millions of children that will have no access to toys these coming holidays.  Many of these children because of being born into extreme poverty may never have experienced the […]

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Education, Travel

THE PHILLIP AND PATRICIA FROST MUSEUM OF SCIENCE IN MIAMI

11/21/2017,

“We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste for them”- Jean Jacques Rosseau. We had read great reviews about the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, but our visit exceeded all our expectations. The Museum is located in Downtown Miami close to Miami’s Arts and Entertainment District (which includes the […]

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ART EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN: IDEAS AND BOOKS

10/07/2017,

“Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like everyone else” – Sydney Gurewitz Clemens. My kids were just 9 months old when they first enrolled in Rita Noguera’s art workshops and I will always be grateful to Rita for showing us the importance of art and creativity […]

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2 GREAT SCIENCE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

05/21/2017,

“Science is about the miracle of the mundane and children can appreciate this best. Every child is a Scientist” – Susan Bosak. There are different ways to get children to love science: expose them to science at an early age, mentor them in home experiments, use technology to motivate them to learn science, and explore […]

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ARTS & KIDS: HENRI MATISSE

03/21/2017,

“Creativity takes courage“- Henri Matisse. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts will be holding an exhibition this spring (from April 9th- July 9th) with a large collection of rarely seen works by French painter Henri Matisse. I wish I could travel to Boston to see this exposition as he has been a favorite artist of […]

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PARENTING IN THE AGE OF ATTENTION SNATCHERS

02/13/2017,

“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers“. Quote by Thich Nhat Hahn. I can’t say enough about Lucy Jo Palladino’s book Parenting in the age of attention snatchers. This book provides great research and results in neuroscience, explaining how our […]

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