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Learning about Discipline in the Context of Love

In case you missed it, earlier this month, we were fortunate enough to host Saul Fisher and Scott Daum as they discussed the developmental needs of children and the theological framework combined with several dos and don’ts to help parents engage and...

Do’s and Don’ts of Discipline

As parents and teachers, sometimes both, it is our responsibility to guide children and cultivate development and instill in our children a growth mindset and self-understanding and self-discipline. A previous blogged recalled the presentation given by Dr....

Reestablishing Routines after the Christmas Break

At the Carmel New Church School in Kitchener, we know that Christmas is a wonderful and important time not only for celebrating the birth of Jesus, but for spending time with family. However, after having two weeks off from school, it can be difficult for...

Continuing Play Based Learning into the upper Grades

Bilingual schooling, STEM projects, coding, longer recess, shorter recess, more gym time, less gym time, increased academics, (starting students earlier, holding students back), more free play, less free play, outdoor free play, structured free play, etc… It can be...