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Lisa Elliott

About Lisa Elliott

EDU DESIGNS ART & Science Writer investigates how Comics and Media can encourage scientific thought in children. As the Lead Teacher for Elementary Science Enrichment, her dream is to inspire students to respect the beauty of nature all around them, grow into citizen scientists, and become engaged adults with an awareness of their environment.

YOUR TODDLER’S BRAIN OUTPERFORMS YOURS!

If you are feeling Outsmarted by your toddler, it’s no surprise. Your toddler’s BRAIN outperforms yours! Toddlers ‘terrible’ reputation is due to the fact that their brains are growing so fast, parents can’t keep up with them. According to “Magic Trees of the … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH SCREEN TIME IS SAFE FOR KIDS?

Now that the digital world seems to be everywhere, the concern is, how much screen time is safe for kids? We are all affected by it, and especially young children and infants.  The American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents, “…to … Continue reading

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JUNE FORAY’S LAST FILM TEACHES EMPATHY

When June Foray was ushered into eternity July 26, 2017 at the age of 99, Somebody NEEDS You became the last animated film she worked on. However, her voice lives on in the video, along with it’s message. Somebody NEEDS You is a story that teaches empathy, about a … Continue reading

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5 SERIOUS MISTAKES PARENTS MAKE

Being a parent is humbling. Anything you thought you knew about parenting before you had kids, soon vanishes as you find out how little you really knew.  It’s a miracle any of us survive! Making mistakes is inevitable. Luckily, you can … Continue reading

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HOW KIDS LEARN EMPATHY

Why is it that some people seem to have more empathy than others? And some seem to have none at all. How did we get this way? Is it nature? Is it nurture? Neuroscientist Dr. Marco Iacoboni, author of “Mirroring … Continue reading

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