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A blog by staff, parents, students, etc.
Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills

There are so many kids coming to school without their fine motor skills developed. How can we help these students from the beginning of the year? If you guessed, by introducing fine motor tools to your child than you are correct! Here are some fine motor tools that...

How to Help Kids Lose Weight

How to Help Kids Lose Weight

What you can do: When kids are very young, you’re in charge of their routine. Make sure your child’s day includes plenty of time -- at least 60 minutes -- to be active, whether it’s climbing the jungle gym at the park, playing tag in the backyard, or jumping...

Managing Hard Emotions

Managing Hard Emotions

Elementary age children sometimes have big, difficult feelings that can be hard for them to manage and work through. The demands of growing up, coping with disappointment, feeding off of the stress of adults can all be triggers for epic meltdowns. A Think, Feel, Need...

I Do, We Do, You Do

I Do, We Do, You Do

Years ago, I taught in a charming neighborhood school alongside an early elementary teacher named Herm.  He was beloved by his students and their parents. He'd stay after school and facilitate what he called “Family Night”. It was sort of like a workshop....

Coming Together

Six years ago, I started my own journey at The SAE School. Time and time again, I’ve seen this school community band together to assure what’s best for kids. Many firsts have happened. Yet, at the same time, one thing doesn’t change. Everyone pours their heart into...

It’s About Time

It’s About Time

During this incredible time in our lives, SAE second and third graders have expressed their thoughts, feelings, and opinions about what it’s been like. The inspiration came from a call that Time for Kids magazine put out to children everywhere. We answered that call....

Preschool takes on Virtual Learning

Preschool takes on Virtual Learning

With the digital world not being a part of the preschool world, our teachers, students, and parents have risen to the occasion.  For our parents and children that were/are at home during this challenging time of COVID-19 it was time to switch gears.  Here at...