Category Archives: School Blog

Celebrating The Week of the Young Child at Prime Time

This week, Prime Time invites you to join with us as we celebrate… The Week of the Young Child 2014 Although at Prime Time we celebrate each and every day in the lives of the young children entrusted to us, April 6-10, 2014 marks the official Week of the Young Child™, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Homework for Preschoolers ?

By Nancy Nathanson, Educational Consultant I recently attended a social gathering of young parents and grandparents where the topic of conversation was of all things, homework! Young, hard-working, well-educated parents were in a heated debate over the benefits and pitfalls of homework. Some had experienced the negative side effects, even tears and screaming matches as their elementary aged children struggled with hours of homework.

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New Jersey & New York State Dept. of Education Preschool learning standards

What is this all about??? How does this affect my preschooler??? In 1989 the National Education Goals Panel was established to help improve quality of education in the United States. Since that time, many states have adopted teaching and learning standards which provide a framework for high quality educational experiences to young children, ages 3-5. In more recent years, these program standards have been

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What Are We Going to Do Today?

Ever hear this expression voiced around your house? If the answer is yes, keep reading. There are lots of television, video, or computer game options available in most homes: But we all know they’re FAR too often the default choice of leisure time for children. We worry that always using the audio-visual route to provide activities for our children will take away their imagination

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