A School Where the Joy of Learning is Contagious

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Written by Vanessa Del Fabbro My daughter Annabel will soon be joining her sisters at Sabot at Stony Point, a progressive school for preschool through 8th grade, situated next to beautiful Larus Park, just off Huguenot Road. Like a number of her preschool friends, Annabel cannot wait to start kindergarten.  Avery, whose big brother Max […]

1,000 Moments of Brilliance a Day

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“Though no 4 or 5 year old has the verbal language to represent it, they are profound and symbolic thinkers,” St. Catherine’s JK teacher Pam Oken-Wright said. “As long as I have been teaching, you would not think I could still be amazed, but I am, constantly. As I have said before, we are witness […]

Give your Child the Gift of Language: CommuniKids Brings its Innovative Language Immersion Programs for Children to Richmond!

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CommuniKids Preschool and Children’s Language Center, with centers in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC, is now open at 3111 Lauderdale Drive in Short Pump. CommuniKids offers several programs designed especially for young children in Spanish, French, and Mandarin Chinese, including full and half-day preschool, weekly classes, summer camps, and after-school care. The benefits to starting […]

Preschool Raises Money for CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation.

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Small people can do big things.  At the Goddard School kids are learning you are never too young to feel good about helping others. From December 5th until the 12th, kids at The Goddard Schools  in Richmond are crafting for CJ! The tiny preschoolers are doing everything from decorating ornaments for auction, having a bake sale […]

Discover the Joys of Learning

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Learning starts with counting fingers and toes.  Before you know it, it’s chapter books and multiplication tables.  In between are the building blocks of early education, where young children establish the foundation for a lifetime of learning. At Bright Horizons at Short Pump®, we’re right there with your child.  We educate your child with an […]

Amazon Take Note! These Preschool Inventions are Pretty Smart!

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You know the saying “The future is in the hands of our children”? Well the children at The Goddard School are up for the task, learning 21st century STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) skills in, well, preschool. The Goddard Schools, located in the greater Richmond area, along with over 400 other Goddard Schools nationwide […]

Does the Montessori Method Apply to Leaders?


What does the Montessori educational method have to do with today’s leaders? You might be surprised! Clearly some of the key attributes of Montessori are essential elements for strong leadership: Self-directed learning Focus on creative problem solving and innovative Thinking Students teaching other students Stoking and encouraging curiosity Comfort with ambiguous situations Self-mastery of concepts […]

Richmond Montessori School – A World of Difference

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Many schools claim to be the best in the world. We believe that Richmond Montessori School is best for the world. Richmond Montessori School (RMS) provides what parents desire – an educational experience for their children that is more than just academics. Since 1965, RMS has provided a supportive, child-centered environment that encourages independence while […]

Kindergarten Registration for Public Schools is April 11, 2013

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Kindergarten registration is Thursday, April 11, 2013 for all public schools in the Richmond region. Children who will be age 5 by September 30 can start kindergarten this fall. But first, they need to be registered. Registering for kindergarten on time can prevent attendance delays. On-time registration gives the school a chance to give you important information about events […]

Drop In: Last Minute Child Care When You Need It


Do you ever have those last minute meetings, appointments, or events that pop up? Maybe you just need a day to get some personal things done for yourself? Or maybe you just need a break. But what do you do with your child(ren)? Well, that’s no longer a problem! Tuckaway Child Development Centers has the […]