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Early Childhood Center-School Year 2016-2017

"Play is the highest expression of human development."
Welcome to The One School At Temple Beth Am, Celebrating the Whole Child. We understand and respect that every child is essentially, ‘the one.’ Every child is unique. The specifics of how we nurture and grow each child are dependent entirely upon the needs of the child. This is how we celebrate each child - by engaging him or her at his or her point of need. The One School partners with every parent to ensure every child is championed and educated as an individual.

The One School is a NAEYC Accredited, Reggio Emilia Nature-inspired school, serving ages 18 months to five years. The One School offers certified teachers, a low student/teacher ratio, an emergent creative curriculum and specialty areas of study including science, art, music, foreign language and nature study. The One School’s curricula are supplemented by young family programs and parenting workshops, an infant and toddler program, Family Center, Summer Camp, after school enrichment classes and an active and instrumental Parent Teacher Organization. A commitment to contribute to the community and the world at large is also a part of the school’s social justice philosophy.






Sunday, March 16, 2014

How are your parenting skills?

As a parent myself, I've learned that all the wisdom and love in the world doesn't necessarily protect you from parenting in ways that hold your children back from thriving, gaining independence, and becoming the leaders they have the potential to be," writes Kathy Carprino in her Forbes article, "7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children from Growing into Leaders."  The seven behaviors:
  1. We don't let our children experience risk.
  2. We rescue too quickly.
  3. We rave too easily.
  4. We let guilt get in the way of leading well.
  5. We don't share our past mistakes.
  6. We mistake intelligence, giftedness, and influence for maturity.
  7. We don't practice what we preach.
The article is worth the read!!!!!

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