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July 19, 2021 / The Goddard School Builds Targeted Curriculum Around Great Works of Children’s Literature Focusing on Social-Emotional Development
“Life Lesson Library” Teaches Five Educational Themes including Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills, and Responsible Decision-Making

June 1, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. and Celebrity Focus, Inc. Win Coveted 2021 Public Relations Society of America Bronze Anvil Award of Commendation
‘2020 Teacher Appreciation Week’ Video Earns National Recognition from Leading Professional Organization

April 6, 2021 / Goddard Systems, Inc. CEO Dennis R. Maple Appointed Chairman of the Board
Focus on Strategic Imperatives Positions Goddard Schools for Long-Term Success Goddard Systems, Inc.

March 30, 2021 / Child Tax Credits in COVID-19 Stimulus Could Provide an Opportunity to Stretch Your Childcare Budget
Temporary child and childcare tax credits in the American Rescue Plan could benefit prospective and current Goddard parents.

March 15, 2021 / The Goddard School Prepares for a Return to In-Person Summer Learning and Fun
Premium Childcare Provider Supports Parents with New Summer Curriculum, Familiar Routines for Kids

November 20, 2020 / The Goddard School® Launches New Video Series, Providing Valuable Resource to Parents
‘Parenting Under Five’ taps into knowledge of health and wellbeing medical experts to help parents make informed decisions about childcare.

October 8, 2020 / Lessons from the classroom! Doctors share advice for parents about childcare and school
Whether it's virtually or in person, there's no doubt that kids and parents are facing very different routines

October 8, 2020 / The Goddard School Interview
Like everyone else affected by the pandemic, The Goddard Schools have learned

October 5, 2020 / The best water tables for kids, according to experts
Water tables are a great way to occupy kids outdoors 

October 5, 2020 / Keeping schools going and children learning despite the pandemic
As the nation heads cautiously into the fall season

October 1, 2020 / 29 Halloween Safety Tips That Are Doctor-Approved
Keeping safety in mind is important every Halloween

September 30, 2020 / Doctor, education CEO share ‘Best Lessons Learned’ from pandemic for parents, children
A pediatric doctor and the CEO of Goddard Schools joined CBS 58 to share the lessons

September 30, 2020 / The “best lessons” we are learning to keep our schools moving forward and enable children to continue learning
Health and safety protocols parents should look for and how to prepare children emotionally for new routines and schedules.

September 29, 2020 / Should We Worry About Children's Mental Health During COVID?
In six months, we’ve moved from intense worry about a sudden mysterious threat to our families

September 8, 2020 / Teachers Reveal the Big Ways Their Classrooms Have Changed This Fall For the Pandemic
Here are just some of the ways teachers are having to reconfigure their classrooms

September 4, 2020 / Help Your Child Have a Successful Remote School Year with These 5 Things
When the coronavirus cleared out classrooms in the spring of 2020

August 26, 2020 / How the Pandemic is Strengthening Father-Child Relationships
On a recent telehealth check-up with a six-year-old patient and her father

August 20, 2020 / The Goddard School® Presents the 12th Annual Anthony A. Martino  Memorial Scholarship to Outstanding Goddard Graduate from Portland, OR
Breanna Guo was awarded $10,000 to help her pursue college studies in liberal arts

August 10, 2020 Waivers, limited class sizes, and 'indoor shoes' are just some of the ways private preschools are planning to reopen in the fall
Some preschools are ready to reopen with new guidelines and procedures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

August 6, 2020 / Everything You Need for Remote Learning (for Every Type of Kid)
As back-to-school season approaches, so too comes the reality that many students..

July 31, 2020 / How to Go "Back to School" During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Here, experts share tips to set your child up for success when going back to school during COVID-19. 

July 29, 2020 / Separation Worries Could Be Significant as Schools Reopen
As I was physically distancing (my preferred term since the other one seems anti-social) from the young family...

July 27, 2020 / The Best Toys for 3-Year-Olds — That Even Your Angsty Threenager Will Love
More needs to be said about the complexity of 3-year-olds

July 15, 2020 / How To Turn Your Customers Into Raving Fans
We probably all know that person.

July 13, 2020 / What Experts Think About Reopening Schools
It’s going to be back-to-school time soon, but will children go into the classrooms?

July 7, 2020 / Do Babies Understand Facial Expressions? Experts Explain
Infants spend a lot of their time in your arms or very close by, gazing at your face in amazement.

July 2, 2020 / Expert Tips For Teaching Your Kids to Speak Up Against Racism
In kids, racism can be less obvious

June 25, 2020 / The Best Toddler Toys to Get Kids Through the Terrible Twos
We know that children learn through play, especially the youngest toddlers and preschoolers...

June 25, 2020 / How the Pandemic Affects Young Children’s Emotional Health
I was not expecting Tommy’s father to say, “Doc, I’m not sure that a hyperactivity attention diagnosis is right.

June 16, 2020 / When Do Toddlers Start Playing Pretend? Experts Explain
Playing peek-a-boo and stacking blocks are great and all, but when you're parenting a baby

June 4, 2020 / How Parents Can Help An Anxious Kid
You want to gently introduce children to their fears instead of just throwing them in there.

June 4, 2020 / The best playhouses for kids, according to experts
As a kid, it doesn’t get much better than having a miniature house to call your own. 

May 21, 2020 / What Kids Learn from Water Play and 7 Fun Activities to Try This Summer
Playing with water is not only fun, but it can improve a child’s physical and cognitive development. 

May 20, 2020 / Parents, Stop Worrying About These 5 Things During The Pandemic, Experts Say
On top of worrying about the health of friends and family during this pandemic

May 15, 2020 / Kids Are So Over Zoom. Here's What To Do About It.
Video calls can be a harsh reminder of the sudden changes in your child's life.

May 14, 2020 / 12 fun outdoor toys for toddlers, including kiddie pools, water tables, scooters, and tricycles
Many kids love to explore the great outdoors

April 28, 2020 / 18 outdoor toys and games for kids of all ages
It can be hard to get kids off screens and into the great outdoors.

April 24, 2020 / 7 Ways to Exercise at Home With a Toddler or Preschooler
At home with a rambunctious toddler or preschooler?

April 22, 2020 / 8 Surefire Signs That a Toy Won’t Last
The best toys have a lot in common. So do those that won't stand the test of time.

April 21, 2020 Why Cooking With Kids Is Worth The Effort - And How to Get Started
When rainy days, a lack of plans, or a global pandemic keeps you inside with kids heading to the kitchen 

April 2, 2020 This Eye Contact Trick Will Help Prevent Your Toddler from Running Away from You
A month ago I was at the playground for a quick catch-up with my friend and her toddler.

Apri 1, 2020 / 10 Ways to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus without Scaring Them
With COVID-19 being front and center in everyone’s minds

April 1, 2020 / The Best Outdoor Toys for Kids, According to Experts
Spring is upon us, and now is usually the moment when parents are thinking about how to get their kids out of the house, away from the screens, and into the fresh air. 

March 24, 2020 / So…Can My Kids Have Playdates Right Now?
Currently, it feels like the rules of life—and parenting—are being rewritten every day, thanks to coronavirus and the efforts under way to stop it.

March 20, 2020 / How to Help Your Quarantined Kid Learn Without Driving Yourself Crazy, According to Experts
As of Friday, March 20, the coronavirus pandemic has caused 45 states to close their schools, according to Education Week. 

February 20, 2020 / The Last Word on Homeschooled Children and Their Social Skills
Why and how our worry about these children needs to end.

January 30, 2020 / 5 Best Fitness Trackers for Kids in 2020
Top activity trackers for toddlers, tweens, and teens! 

January 9, 2020 / CEO Dennis Maple Designs New Curriculum for Growth At Goddard School Franchisor
Dennis Maple comes from a family of educators.


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