Character Education

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Community Begins Here
01/15/2018

Community Begins Here is the cornerstone of values we teach our Kiddie Academy students. We begin to lay a foundation of understanding for the children by concentrating on specific actions they can take to instill character. - Compassion begins to develop in the first years of life and evolves over…

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10 Tips for Discussing Tragedy with Children
10/18/2017

              As parents, it is in our nature to shield and protect our children from physical and emotional trauma. However, it is an unfortunate reality that they are exposed to tragedy such as loss, heart break, terror, and natural disasters. Kiddie Academy early childhood…

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Teaching appreciation is simple, and even the youngest of children can start to grasp this concept by consistently reinforcing the qualities of thankfulness and positivity.
Appreciating Appreciation
09/19/2017

Every day, the news is full of stories of loss and stories about families affected by storms and cultural unrest. A good way to deflect the attention from these topics is to focus attention on the many everyday reasons we have to be thankful. Teaching appreciation is simple, and even…

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Many parents marvel to their child’s Kiddie Academy classroom teacher about their child’s culinary curiosity while participating in Family Style Dining.
Teacher Knows Best
09/14/2017

Recently, the Wall Street Journal ran an article about one mother’s experience enrolling her child in a Chinese pre-school in Shanghai. Quickly she came to understand that not only did the teacher “know best,” teachers are some of the most revered members of Chinese society. While the methods of enforcing…

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Happy National Super Hero Day!
04/28/2017

Who’s your favorite superhero? Everyone has a superhero they look up to whether it be Clark Kent as Super Man, Wonder Woman, PJ Masks or Underdog. We’re often captivated by their superhuman powers, stand-out personalities, inherent character values and the exciting life of fiction. Superheroes are probably known most for…

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