Cook for a Cause: 5 Lessons Kids Can Learn in the Kitchen

The holidays are here!  (Has a whole year really gone by that quickly?)  No doubt you have a seemingly endless list of chores and errands on your calendar.  Wash this, dust that, straighten this room, etc. In the midst of the holidays, it’s difficult to find time to educate your children.  With so many other things to do, how can you …

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Fun and Educational Halloween Activities!

The leaves are starting to change and there is a chill in the air. Autumn has begun and Halloween will be here before we know it. While your kids anxiously plan out the most profitable trick-or-treat route, rest assured that Halloween is more than just buckets of candy (and trips to the dentist). Every day events and holidays are wonderful …

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Internet Safety Tips for High School Students

Today we conclude our series on internet safety.  After discussing basic tips and rules for elementary and middle school students, we will end talking about tips for high schoolers. By the time a student reaches high school, they should have a solid understanding of how the internet runs and operates.  In this day and age, they have probably been surfing the net …

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How to Keep Your Middle School Student Safe Online

Welcome back to our series on internet safety!  As a parent, it is your responsibility to ensure that your children are safe online.  You wouldn’t let them go outside and play alone without some rules…and the same should be true for letting them go online alone. We have already discussed elementary school tips and suggestions.  Even kindergarten students need to …

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Halloween Safety Tips from the Red Cross

North Coast Education Services would like to wish you and your family a very safe and Happy Halloween!  Here are some Halloween safety tips from the Red Cross to ensure you have an enjoyable time:  

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Internet Safety Tips for Upper Elementary Students

  Today we are continuing our series on internet safety.  In our last post, we discussed the importance of introducing your children to safe internet procedures.  As the title of that post suggests, we recommended starting this discussion with your children at a young age.  It is important that they know how to keep themselves safe, especially online. This post …

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How to Keep Elementary Kids Safe Online

Preschoolers are learning how to log online.  With iPads and tablets readily accessible, they learn at an early age how to navigate the system.  Once they start school, computers can be quickly introduced as an enrichment activity.  Sooner or later, they will start asking to go online and search websites.   When students want new responsibilities – like playing outside …

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Staying Safe: A Series on Internet Safety

Internet usage is still on the rise, but you don’t need to be a scientist to see that. More homes are buying computers, smartphones, and tablets. It is becoming more acceptable for children under the age of 13 to own a cell phone “for emergency purposes”. In recent years, the internet has branched out from a basic research hub to …

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