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Has Kindergarten Become the New First Grade?

Rae Pica with Francie Alexander 

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The standards are changing, but there is a right way and a wrong way to prepare children for kindergarten. In this segment Francie Alexander debunks the myths, corrects popular misconceptions, and shares insights and specific tips to help you get it right. Find out what children should really be doing by the time they get to kindergarten.

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5 Myths about Children and Sports

Rae Pica with Bob Bigelow

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Bob Bigelow is a former NBA basketball player turned youth sports consultant. Bigelow says that adults are misguided about youth sports and about how and when to properly engage children in sport. Bob's insights are unconventional but filled with wisdom and uncommon sense.

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Getting Dads in The Door

Mike Hall with Rae Pica and Chuck Saylors

pic There simply aren't as many dads involved with their children's school life as there are moms. But Mike Hall says that with the right understanding of why men don't regularly participate, what men need and a smart plan you can get dads involved in droves. Find out how.

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The Critical Need for Fantasy Play

Rae Pica with Vivian Gussin-Paley 

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Vivian Gussin-Paley explains why we've lost touch with how critical fantasy play is to the process of early childhood development, and provides insight on how we can find our way back.

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Teaching Children to Listen

Rae Pica with Kathleen Hayes 

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Kathleen Hayes says that the path to helping children learn the language arts begins with the skill of listening. According to Kathleen, helping children to listen actively precedes developing proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing.

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