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TN Early Intervention

Does Your Child Need an Intervention? TEIS Can Help

By the time most kids turn one, they should be using simple gestures (waving “bye bye”), saying a few words (“mama” or “dada”), playing basic games (“peek-a-boo”), following simple directions (“bring me the toy”), and cruising or standing alone. Of course, this is just a handful of examples from a large list of standard milestones. […]

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The Montessori School

Montessori Education Provides Enhanced Critical and Creative Thinking

As the school day begins at The Montessori School, Jacob, a preschooler, welcomes a classmate into the building as an older student holds the door for them. After exchanging greetings with the teacher, Jacob and his friend choose lessons from low shelves around the room. As the morning progresses, the students have uninterrupted time to […]

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YMCA Summer Camps

YMCA Best Summer Ever and More!

Ready or not, here comes summer! Yes it’s still technically winter, but let’s not split hairs here… the past few weeks have been unseasonably warm, which makes us daydream about summer around the corner. And parents aren’t the only ones counting the days until summer—kids are too! Visions of pools, crafts, freedom, sports, outdoors, nature […]

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The Work of a Child’s Life : The Montessori Way!

The Work of a Child’s Life : The Montessori Way!

“The secret of a happy life is congenial work.” Maria Montessori It was Saturday. Saturday was a big day for Spencer because Saturday was the day his family worked together in the garden and yard. Ever since he was a toddler, Spencer was helping…weeding, planting, picking vegetables. Through trial-and-error, and his parents’ patience, he had […]

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