Helping children learn values that will help them become good citizens. Ideas from the Character Essentials curriculum from Kiddie Academy.
As we prepare to say, “Goodbye, 2018,” and “Hello, 2019,” it’s worth noting how abstract the concept of time can be for young children. Children aren’t born with a sense of what time is. For infants, time is measured by waking and sleeping, not minutes, hours, days and years. But…Read Post
“How would you feel if that happened to you?” is a powerful question. To provide an answer, it requires the person to whom it’s asked to think about a situation from someone else’s perspective. It requires empathy. Empathy is the ability to identify with the feelings, thoughts or attitudes of…Read Post
As this year comes to a close, we want to thank those throughout the Kiddie Academy system who performed acts of kindness in their communities in 2018. In July, we challenged our nationwide network of Academies to participate in an “Acts of Kindness” campaign, where students and families participated in…Read Post
To celebrate our achievement of enrolling 25,000 students across our national network of 208 Academies, Kiddie Academy® recently awarded $25,000 in Academy tuition scholarships across 10 locations throughout the U.S. With kindness being a cornerstone of our Life Essentials® curriculum, we challenged our nationwide network of Academies to participate in…Read Post
"Good pride represents our dignity and self-respect." - John C. Maxwell, American Author From the time your child wakes up until the time they go to sleep at night, there are countless opportunities for learning and growing. In classrooms across the U.S., Kiddie Academy teachers are making a positive difference…Read Post
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