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What Does Globalization Mean for U.S. Independent Schools?

Education has become a globalized commodity as international borders fall both literally and figuratively. For decades, the U.S. private school community has served as a home to international students, but as economic and technological advances expand access to quality education worldwide, independent schools in the U.S. and international schools abroad must re-calibrate their approach to the global market and adapt to new exigencies. To guide schools, a new report entitled Understanding the International Market: A primer for independent school enrollment leaders, heads, and board has been released.

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10 Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies in Children

As a parent, it’s often easy to let your kids eat what they want. After all, they’re your babies and you want to keep them happy. However, most often than not, they don’t want healthy snacks or meals which can lack the nutritious value they need. Here are ten signs parents of nutritional deficiencies parents need to look for in their children, per Weed ‘Em And Weep’s blog.

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YEF Council Education Playbook encourages children to learn

The National League of Cities’ (NLC) Institute for Youth, Education, and Families, in collaboration with the NLC Council on Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Council), have released the YEF Council Education Playbook, a compendium of 27 specific action steps that city leaders can take to support and expand learning opportunities for children and youth in their communities.

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How to Raise Your Child While Disciplining Less

There’s no doubt that raising a child requires discipline, but too much of it can be more hurtful than we may imagine. This chart below gives you five simple steps in how to raise your child while disciplining less. By following these steps, your child will be happier, more successful and cooperative.

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Credit Card Art

Did you know that credit cards, gift cards, hotel room keys and other plastic card-like objects make great art projects? With technology these days, sometimes it’s hard to get creative, but you and your kids can use these objects to paint great looking art you can display around your home, according to housingaforest.com.

The Puzzle Project helps kids and teens get creative through art

A Brooklyn-based graphic designer has combined puzzle-making with art in what has become a massive exhibit around the world with aspiring artists. The Puzzle Art Installation and Collaborative Project is a dynamic growing and traveling, group art exhibition. Artists, young and old, have contributed their individual voice collectively with other artists to form this historic puzzle art project.

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Hong Kong piano prodigy

Tsung Tsung, the Hong Kong 8-year-old piano prodigy everyone is talking about, has garnered more than ten million views on YouTube. He began playing piano at the age of three and was certified in Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) on the age of four. His extraordinary talent has garnered him a prize in Steinway International Piano Competition and invitations to perform around the world.

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10 year old Ethan Walmark with Autism plays piano

Ten year old Ethan Walmark was diagnosed with autism when he was two years ago and turns to music for therapy. The young child has learned to play a variety of pop hits, including Billy Joel’s “Piano Man” and The Beatles’ “I Will” and “Let It Be.” Ethan has even performed to a large audience of 15,000 at an Autism Speaks Walk.

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Asian Kids Sing Beautifully

Ten year old Jeffrey Li and and seven year old Celine Tam shock the world with their beautiful voices singing Josh Groban’s “You Raise Me Up” on the television show, China’s New Generation of Sound. The viral video has gained more than 6.7 million views on YouTube.

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