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The Early Years – November 2015

By Denise Yearian Childhood shyness is a common concern among parents who fear their youngsters may be lacking or missing out on social situations. The truth is most reserved children do well in relationships once they hurdle unfamiliarity. To help your shy child build social confidence, start with small group …

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Family Matters – November 2015

By Molly Koch Earlier this year I had the pleasure of meeting with 35 teenage girls from the Girls’ Empowerment Mission, or GEM, a mentorship program now in its 11th year that continues to flourish under the leadership of founder Debbi Weinberg. This remarkable Living Classrooms Foundation program invites disadvantaged …

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Game On! – November 2015

By Patrick Gutierrez For the past seven years, the Y in Central Maryland’s continually expanding, before- and after-school Fit N Fun program has helped thousands of children as young as 5 years old to be more physically active, while inculcating in them the benefits of living and eating healthily. Now, …

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Beth Tfiloh’s Team Approach to Enrichment and Development

“Teach a child in his own way; He will not swerve from it even in old age.” –Proverbs 22:6 Students truly flourish when their teachers see their strengths. Beth Tfiloh Lower School’s team approach to education provides opportunities for students to learn in small groups for a more personalized classroom …

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