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What’s Next? Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 and Preparing Our Students for the Fall

What’s Next?

By: Farrah Elsamaloty, B.A. and Vincent P. Culotta, Ph.D. NeuroBehavioral Associates As COVID-19 fades and hope rebounds, it is time for parents to prepare their children to reenter the classroom. With fall quickly approaching, parents are taking the necessary steps to get their children back on track. COVID’s toll is …

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Port Discovery Children’s Museum and Maryland 529 Team Up to Jumpstart a Child’s Future

Port Discovery Children’s Museum and Maryland 529 Team Up to Jumpstart a Child’s Future

Port Discovery Children’s Museum and Maryland 529 are helping children envision their future creatively and financially. The museum and college savings nonprofit recently launched its “Start Your Journey Sweepstakes” that will reward one winner $529 toward a new or existing Maryland College Investment Plan Account from Maryland 529, as well …

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Baltimore County Public Library Launches 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to Build Early Literacy Skills Reading program aims to build early literacy skills

Baltimore County Public Library Launches 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to Build Early Literacy Skills

Children don’t usually start formal education until ages 5 or 6, but the years before this period are critical for brain development and literacy skills. To help set up children on the path to a bright future, Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) has introduced “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten,” a new …

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Preparing for Kindergarten During a Pandemic How to help your preschooler develop socially, cognitively, emotionally and physically

Preparing for Kindergarten During a Pandemic

In May, 3-year-old Eva Oriolo saw her mother leaving for the grocery store and ran to her pleading, “Mommy, please I go with you? I wear my mask? I stay in the car, pppllleeaasseee?” Rana Oriolo, a mother of three, knows only too well what her preschooler was going through. …

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The Unexpected Journey of an Accidental Home-schooler Making the transition from mom to teacher

Becoming an home-schooler

It all started to unravel when the first drop of blood hit the carpet—“it” being my Instagram-perfect, curated vision of what our family’s home-school would look like. The owner of that drop of blood (and several more drops to follow) was my curly-headed, precocious three-year-old, the youngest of our bunch …

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Port Discovery Children’s Museum Reopens Oct. 17-18 Museum makes updates to operations to keep visitors safe

Port Discovery Reopens

Dedicated to inspiring children to learn and play, the Port Discovery Children’s Museum will reopen to the public this weekend Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18. Port Discovery Children’s Museum, a nonprofit organization promoting children’s development through fun, structured activities, is making every guest’s well-being, health and safety a …

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