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Raising Daniels...

Our children are growing up in an increasingly post-Christian and secular society, where the public views people of faith as irrelevant. What does it mean that we live in a secular society, and how should we and our children engage with this secular culture? James K. A. Smith, professor of philosophy at Calvin College, recently gave a fascinating talk on that topic. CLICK...

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Transitioning from School to Summer Fun!

The end of another school year is here, and it's been another great year! With Summer here, means it's time to change schedules, set new routines and ensure that everyone is taken care of for the summer. It's never easy and as kids get older, the routine changes constantly. Here are some of my tried and true tips that make for a relaxing summer and an even smoother transit...

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Finding "Me-Time"

When asked to write a blog about "Fresh Start: Tips to Getting Each Day Started Right," I had no idea where to start. No fantastic five-point outline that would cause anyone to have a life changing transformation to the start of his or her day. No resounding revelation. Then, at 4:45am (no typoAM) as I looked up at the sky that was glittered with stars, it hit me. This is ...

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Follow the Leader: Tips to Promote and Nurture Natural Leaders in the Classroom

As teachers we are constantly trying to bring out the best in our students. One of may passions is to encourage and see them excel in finding the leader within themselves. Here are a couple of tips that I have found to be helpful in cultivating natural leadership. Tip #1: Give students a task that matches their skill set.Once you find out what a child enjoys use that to g...

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Teach Me to Read

Encouraging Children to Love Reading...

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Too Young? Too Soon?

The Benefits of placing your Two year old in an early Academic setting...

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"Is the Grass Always Greener?"

As TBCA seeks ACSI accredidation, we strive to keep our staff and families up to date on what accredidation means for us as a school and to share important information and counsel from ACSI. Check out this article (link below) from ACSI President,Dan Egeler, EdD. Is the Grass Always Greener?...

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The Gift of Failure

The Gift of Failure A couple of years ago I was talking with a young college professor who worked mainly with freshmen in college. We were discussing ways to ensure that college freshmen are successful. In preparation for that fall, she had been told that almost one-third of all college freshmen come to college so ill-prepared that they do not survive their first year. I i...

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Why I Love Teaching Preschool

Mrs. Veigh gives us a look into what makes teaching Preschool a joy! ...

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Hand in Hand

Parents and Teachers can work hand in hand whether it's the weekend, Christmas vacation or Summer- everyone can be prepared with things to keep children engaged, educated, and entertained! ...

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