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Google Creates Online Safety Computer Game for Kids

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In celebration of Internet Safety Month, Google has released a classroom curriculum and computer game to teach children about online safety and security. The overarching program, called “Be Internet Awesome,” is part of Google’s effort to instill the youth with

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Announcing New Head of Sand Hill School: Jeff Kozlowski

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We are very pleased to introduce our new Head of Sand Hill School, Jeff Kozlowski. Jeff has over twenty years as an educator and champion of students, families and teachers, and extensive background in working with children with learning differences.

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Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School

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A child bullied in fifth grade is more likely to show signs of depression in seventh grade, and abuse substances like alcohol, marijuana or tobacco in 10th grade, researchers say. Their study of more than 4,000 kids in Los Angeles,

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Too Much TV Related to Drops in School Readiness

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Watching television for more than a couple of hours a day is linked to lower school readiness skills in kindergartners, particularly among children from low-income families, finds a study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and

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How Reading Aloud to Therapy Dogs Can Help Struggling Kids

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While many people are familiar with therapeutic pets and how they can help lift up people’s spirits, bringing them into the classroom might sound far-fetched. How can a therapy pet possibly teach children the life lessons of kindness and empathy? Can

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