When it comes to recess and the importance of play and physical activity, too many schools ignore the current research. Instead of treating recess as an important, in fact crucial, part of a student’s day, some schools still act as if recess is a privilege bestowed on well-behaved, compliant students. Learn more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/laura-hanby-hudgens/recess-is-not-a-privilege_b_8505720.html?
Today, we’re all enamored by technology. We take our devices everywhere we go. While technology presents numerous learning opportunities for our children, the gadgets we rely on everyday can also become addictive. Though it may seem like the most effective way of diverting a child’s attention, overusing our tablets and smartphones can be harmful to […]
More students entering school without fine motor skills Local teachers and occupational therapists say an increasing number of children are showing up for kindergarten without the fine motor skills needed to grip a marker, hold their paper still while coloring or cut and glue shapes. Learn more: http://lancasteronline.com/features/trending/losing-our-grip-more-students-entering-school-without-fine-motor/article_c0f235d0-7ba2-11e5-bf0d-5745f74f9717.html