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There is no magic

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For every rabbit out of a hat or dove in a box; for every handkerchief pulled from a sleeve, every mind-reading séance; for every miraculous escape and befuddling disappearing act. For all the wonders experienced as Magic, there are the hands that wave the wand; that pull open the trap door, and subtly tug on... Read more

Are We Overwhelming Our Students? A TEDx talk by neuropsychologist Dr. David Gleason

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“At what cost do we expect adolescents to think and act like adults before they have actually developed those capacities?” Dr. Gleason’s TedX talk is anchored in evidence gleaned from neuroimaging and associated brain development. He asks viewers to consider the cost of over-scheduling, overworking, and overwhelming students. Dr. David Gleason started as an intern in the... Read more

Online Learning Helps Parents

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"For the first time in a long time I feel like maybe I understand my son a little better. I am excited to try some new things. I always guessed that trying to "force" my son to comply was not going to work, but I didn't really understand what else could be done." This summer, the... Read more

8 Parent Tips to Help Kids Stay Safe on Social Media

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If you are on any social media platforms, you have likely already been bombarded by the dramas of the day; Dani Mathers is being investigated by police for a body-shaming snapchat, Kim Kardashian posted a video of Taylor Swift talking to Kanye West, and responses are coming out of the woodwork from multiple celebrities. As Wediko’s... Read more

An open letter in the wake of Orlando

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Dear Wediko Community: There is a rhythm to crisis communications after tragedy, the public relations of grief. Organizations and political figures follow an unwritten rule of issuing statements in response to devastation. Some statements are poignant. Others vacillate among being trite, speculative, confrontational, and self serving. Nonetheless, relevance rules require comment in “real time.”... Read more

What’s the deal with the 2016 Wediko Summer Program?

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Wediko Summer Program values

In a little over a month, children will start crossing the bridge for a life-changing experience and we cannot wait to welcome them! We’ve spent the past several months interviewing staff and students, making cabin groups, planning Orientation Week, and making sure we have all of the supplies we need to be ready on July... Read more

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