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Full-Fun Ahead:  Summer Camp Offers Multi-Layered Enrichment

Full-Fun Ahead: Summer Camp Offers Multi-Layered Enrichment

June 2, 2021 | Education

Each year, Brevard After School hosts summer camp in various elementary schools. Coordinators and activity leaders develop themes to engage students with a variety of hands-on activities including STEAM, arts & crafts, in-house field trips, water days, fiel...

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Virtual Fair Connects Students with Career Passions

Virtual Fair Connects Students with Career Passions

May 20, 2021 | Education

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question every student faces all too frequently. Kids know what their parents do, and they see other professionals in their daily lives, like teachers, doctors, and nurses. But other than through social medi...

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Lessons Cultivated in School Garden

Lessons Cultivated in School Garden

March 25, 2021 | Education

Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? That’s what the 5th graders at Palm Bay Elementary are learning!   Last year, with the support of Brevard Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services, the background work for the school...

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Business Profile: Brevard Public Schools’ Adult Education

Business Profile: Brevard Public Schools’ Adult Education

February 22, 2021 | Education

Even in the midst of a pandemic, Brevard Public Schools’ Adult Education program found a way to not only rise to the occasion, but to thrive and continue to serve its community while keeping it safe. With classes aimed at multiple community needs, adding ...

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A Parent's Perspective: Kindness Molds Young Souls

A Parent's Perspective: Kindness Molds Young Souls

February 11, 2021 | Education

The kindness seed was planted early and continues to grow in my three sons. August, who is now 7 and in second grade, was in Mrs. (Barbara) Wilcox’s transitional kindergarten (TK) class at Tropical Elementary on Merritt Island that developed the kindness ...

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Disconnect in Order to Reconnect

Disconnect in Order to Reconnect

December 17, 2020 | Education

Let’s make a box with the authors’ names and titles: By Gevonne Blum: family engagement resource teacher, Brevard Public Schools, and Ginny Gleason: parent, family, and community engagement resource teacher, Brevard Public Schools When was the last ...

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Bringing Joy Back into our Children’s Lives

Bringing Joy Back into our Children’s Lives

December 3, 2020 | Education

We are entering a joyous time of celebration. We need to bring the joys of childhood back and let our children be children, full of hope and excited expectations. It is time to put away the worry and fear that this year has brought to so many families. Now is t...

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Guide Children to Learn with Respect, Kindness

Guide Children to Learn with Respect, Kindness

September 8, 2020 | Education

Children love to learn and they learn best by doing, participating and being actively involved. Tasks around the house can offer many learning experiences. Children love working with their parents when work is accepted at their ability level. Real experiences a...

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Back to School in So Many Ways

Back to School in So Many Ways

September 3, 2020 | Education

Learning During Pandemic Takes Multiple Forms The Friday before Spring Break, nobody could have predicted that Brevard County students and teachers would not walk back into classrooms until the next school year.   Once the state gave word that schools...

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Learning Environment Fosters Independent Journeys

Learning Environment Fosters Independent Journeys

August 5, 2020 | Education

When I stepped into a Montessori classroom for the first time, I noticed the quiet and peaceful environment. I saw shelves well organized, filled with interesting materials that provided eye appeal and reflected so much attention and care. The children were sca...

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It’s a Virtual Odyssey

It’s a Virtual Odyssey

July 4, 2020 | Education

Congratulations to the two teams from Viera High School that placed at the 2020 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals. To do this under any circumstances would be amazing, but given the constraints of the pandemic, even more so. One team finished ninth, another 50th...

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Make Reading a Summertime Priority

Make Reading a Summertime Priority

June 2, 2020 | Education

The “summer slide” is a real thing that happens each year. Studies show that children can lose up to three months of learning over the summer, when young minds sit idle during the 10 weeks that school is out. And with children this year having their...

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