Each fall I spend time in every classroom observing children and teachers to support goal setting for the upcoming school year. I am always impressed with how the small class size and low child/teacher ratio allows each child to be seen and valued. Teachers have the luxury of truly teaching and not just managing behavior. This is something that is foundational at LEAP because as...
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As the school year gets into a rhythm, it is a time to examine new routines and see what needs fine-tuning. One way that parents help make the bridge from home to school is by preparing lunches that are satisfying, nutritious and convey nurturing from home. The LEAP Staff would like to offer...» read more
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