Building Academic and SocialEmotional Skills Through Play

| August 19, 2020

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The disruption to our children’s lives from COVID-19 has been significant and has also accelerated changes to education models that may outlast the pandemic. Some schools will open with 100 percent remote instruction. Some will begin on campus fulltime and pivot if necessary. Others will try a blended approach spanning in-class and remote. One thing we know for certain is that children, their families, and educators are facing a host of pressing challenges in every sphere of life.

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Ohio Christian University

Since 1948 Ohio Christian University has prepared students to profoundly impact the world through Christian service by equipping them for a lifetime of leadership and excellence. Ohio Christian University is one of the fastest growing universities in Ohio, with enrollment increasing 400 percent over the last six years. Ohio Christian University prepares students to serve effectively in the church and society by providing a holistic, Christ-centered, biblically integrated education in the Wesleyan tradition.

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Article | April 7, 2020

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Ohio Christian University

Since 1948 Ohio Christian University has prepared students to profoundly impact the world through Christian service by equipping them for a lifetime of leadership and excellence. Ohio Christian University is one of the fastest growing universities in Ohio, with enrollment increasing 400 percent over the last six years. Ohio Christian University prepares students to serve effectively in the church and society by providing a holistic, Christ-centered, biblically integrated education in the Wesleyan tradition.

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