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Say what you mean to say

There’s a neighborhood watch sign from the city posted near our subdivision pool, and the tagline reads ‘Reducing Criminal Opportunity.’ As Chris and I walked Sophie this morning, I told him how I imagined that tagline being developed, in some meeting of twenty important people that starts off with a brainstorming session where everyone ‘throws out’ words and some quickly elected secretary writes them on a white board. 937 more words

Kids

Friday Features: Technology in Classrooms, Parental Engagement, and Dinosaurs

Looking for some tips or resources for your preschool or elementary classroom? Or are you a parent looking to engage further with your young children’s education? 145 more words

Early Childhood Development

For early years community developers – EYCD Competency Framework

The voices of engaged early years coordinators from around BC have helped create the EYCD Competency Framework  – a supportive professional development tool designed to highlight the knowledge and skills of an early years community developer. 34 more words

Early Childhood Development

Success by 6 Webinar: An Introduction to Aboriginal Protocols for Engaging with Aboriginal Leaders and Communities

Thursday, November 6, 2014
1:00-2:30 pm
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Two experienced early years coordinators, Ada Mawson and Gina Harmsen, will share their own experience and knowledge of working with Aboriginal leaders, bands, elders and communities in the Cowichan Valley and Eastern Fraser Valley, with a focus on protocols for communicating and engaging respectfully. 16 more words

Events And Opportunities

Cinekid: the ‘biggest digital playground’

Last week the 28th edition of the annual Cinekid Festival took place in Amsterdam and several other locations in the Netherlands. The Bernard van Leer Foundation sponsored this movie, television and new media festival for kids, also known as the ‘biggest digital playground’. 471 more words

Quality Early Learning

Only High-Quality Early Education Programs Work

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By Ariel Fiszbein

There is increasing interest in and support for investments in early childhood development. Nobel Prize laureate Jim Heckman has become one of the most vocal voices in the US around the world arguing that investing in the human capital of young children is a fiscally responsible way of reducing costs and promoting economic growth. 502 more words

Articles

Parental Engagement with Kaymbu: A Parent's Perspective

Recently, we had a chance to chat with Hillary White, parent to Isaac and Calvin, both of whom either attend or attended Sacred Heart Preschool… 909 more words

Early Childhood Development