A Grandparent’s Influence – VP of Curriculum Dee McDonald


My friend, Lorna, received great news several weeks ago. Her son was promoted at his job, which meant he would be relocating to Denver. Of course, Lorna was excited to be closer in proximity to her son, but she was overjoyed that her grandchildren would also be growing up in the same city where she lives.

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School Year Goals and Resolutions


Goals determine what you’re going to be. – Julius Irving

Starting the new school year prepared can set the stage for success in the many months to come. A key to that preparedness is making sure that you have established clear goals for you and your children to strive towards throughout the year.

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Back-to-School Celebrations! 4 Ways to Get Excited for School

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It’s that time of the year again, where your child’s summer schedule of long days spent playing outdoors with friends and family transforms into the classroom routine of school. This change in your young learner’s life doesn’t have to be met with distress when you make the transition fun.

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A Love of Second Languages

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As parents, you have the wonderful and sometimes stressful responsibility of shaping your child’s educational journey. With seemingly endless options available for your child, it is a challenge to know what can best help their brain development. Learning a second language should be a standout option, regardless of culture or popularity.

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Pokémon STOP! FasTrack GO! – VP of Curriculum Dee McDonald

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When I woke up the morning of July 6, I planned for it to be a routine, typical day. I did not realize that as I slept, scores of Pokémon had been released and the worldwide Pokémon hunt had begun.

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FasTracKids Sandton Hosts Charity Food Drive


The recent annual food collection for charity drive held at FasTracKids, a preschool in Sandton, South Africa, was a success according to principal Bernadine Shaw.

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Summer Learning Day – VP of Curriculum Dee McDonald

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“It’s lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky, up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made, or only just happened- Jim he allowed they was made, but I allowed they happened; I judged it would have took too long to make so many.”
― Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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FasTracKids Sets Sail with Live Interactive Curriculum Partner sitesALIVE!

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July 8, 2016, Greenwood Village, CO – FasTracKids International is pleased to announce a partnership with the non-profit organization sitesALIVE! to distribute Ocean Challenge Live! educational program content in centers and schools around the world. The curriculum will be offered in conjunction to the Vendée Globe sailing race, starting in November of 2016.

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Music Makes It

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Why is music so important to us from a brain development and lifelong learning perspective? Our partners at Kindermusik® share their research and stories about the ability for music to transform us.

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Traveling with Children: Making Your Trip an Adventure

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Traveling with a child can either be an adventure filled with exciting new experiences or an endless set of challenges and obstacles. The goal for parents is to have more of the former than the latter while planning a trip.

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