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School-Age Readers

by Administrator

Listening and Learning From kindergarten through third grade, a child’s ability to read grows by leaps and bounds. Although teachers provide lots of help, parents continue to play a very important role in their child’s reading development. Kids who are first learning to read get more information from listening to books read aloud than from reading them independently. This is especially true for .. Read More

The Magic of Play: How It Inspires & Aids Early Development

by Administrator

The Magic of Play: How It Inspires & Aids Early Development With the help of a frilly dress, tiara, and magic wand, your 3-year-old is transformed into the queen of a magical universe where her hobby horse is a winged unicorn. When you’re asked to taste the pink clouds, you agree that they’re a lot like bubblegum. Your son pulls a sheet over .. Read More

Teething Tots

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Teething Tots Teething, the emergence of the first teeth through a baby’s gums, can be a frustrating time for little ones and their parents. But knowing what to expect during teething and how to make the process a little less painful can help you manage. The Teething Process While teething can begin as early as 3 months, most likely you’ll see the first .. Read More

Preschool Goals at École Maison

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Your little one has started preschool at École Maison. It’s the beginning of their journey through education. As a parent you want your child to progress through preschool to a point where they will be ready for kindergarten. What exactly does being “ready for kindergarten” mean? In realistic terms, it is a pretty vague description. So, as a parent, what exactly should you .. Read More

École Maison’s Local Business Partners

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École Maison believes businesses are at their best when they can partner with each other. We are proud to partner with some of the leading businesses and organizations in the Columbus area. These strategic partnerships help us provide the services and activities we offer to our students. To show our appreciation and thanks, we thought it would be appropriate to highlight our business .. Read More

Staff Highlight: Tabi Fahner

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“I love playing the flute,” writes École Maison’s Toddler I teacher, Tabi Fahner.  It’s one of those things that she enjoys doing, but not too many people know about it.  “I have played since I was in middle school. I don’t have as much time to pursue this [now] but hopefully I will soon.” The 36 year-old teacher is originally from Columbus.  She .. Read More

Is My Child Getting Enough Sleep?

by École Maison

Sleep.  It’s something every living thing needs to do.  It’s a basic, biological function that we need to survive.  It’s so ingrained in our being that we’ve dedicated whole rooms in our homes to it and whole industries have grown up around the need. Yet, as busy adults, we sometimes take sleep for granted and don’t always get the amount we need.  As .. Read More