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Why Teenagers Need More Sleep
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Why Teenagers Need More Sleep

70% of teens aren’t getting the sleep they need. Lack of sleep can have a significantly negative impact on teenagers physically, mentally, cognitively and especially academically. Teenagers are the most sleep deprived population. Without the proper amount of sleep, teenagers experience a much more difficult time paying attention in class, let alone sustaining that attention throughout the day. Emotional response is also heavily affected when...

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How Parents Can Encourage Kindness in Children
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How Parents Can Encourage Kindness in Children

Parents can nurture kindness in their children just by encouraging them to reflect on the child’s own acts of kindness. A recent study shows that children that have acted with kindness, then thought back on it, were more likely to be kind in the future. Arber Tasimi, a graduate student at Yale University, explains that, “these findings show that something as simple as asking children...

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Raising Kids to Be Healthy, Resilient and Confident
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Raising Kids to Be Healthy, Resilient and Confident

Raising healthy, resilient, adaptable children is a tough task that can be made tougher by some of the unhealthy antics seen in the world today. However, it is possible to encourage emotional growth in children through self-care and support from a nurturing environment. Here are a few tips for raising kids to be healthy, resilient and confident: One of the most important factors in encouraging...

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How Children Benefit from Learning Outdoors
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How Children Benefit from Learning Outdoors

In today’s society, children are receiving a decreasing amount of opportunities to explore and learn outdoors. Due to a variety of reasons such as urbanization and the increasing use of digital devices, children are getting less time outdoors which can have negative consequences for their well-being. A new study explains why policy makers should consider incorporating outdoor learning to improve children’s well-being and quality of...

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An Introduction to Gifted Children Education – What Is It?
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An Introduction to Gifted Children Education – What Is It?

Gifted children education is any educational program that caters to children identified as academically talented. There is no universal definition or list of characteristics that might qualify a child to enter a gifted education program, but most gifted schools require kids to pass one of the following tests to highlight areas in which they may excel beyond other kids of the same age: Stanford Binet...

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Tips for Teaching Children Good Sportsmanship
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Tips for Teaching Children Good Sportsmanship

Teaching children how to behave when they win or lose a game can be a difficult task. Here are a few tips for how to help children learn sportsmanship behavior: Teach your child to congratulate their opponent when they win. Encourage your child to avoid bragging or boasting when they win a game. Review the game together and ask your child what they think they could...

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5450 Churchwood Drive
Oak Park, CA 91377
 
(805) 200-3087
 
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Our Oak Park location opened in September 2014. We are currently accepting applications. Interested families should e-mail or call us to schedule a tour.

 

 

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5429 Lindley Ave.
Tarzana, CA 91356
 
(818) 302-0808
 
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Our Tarzana location is scheduled to open in September 2016. Interested families should email or call us to schedule a tour.

 

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Our Pasadena location is scheduled to open in 2017-18 school year. Interested families should email or call us to be placed on our interest list.

 

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