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Gifted Children Need Support

Gifted children frequently encounter less academic support at school than children at the opposite end of the spectrum.

Why is it that gifted children are not always given as much instructional support as children with learning difficulties? 307 more words

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, held the third Monday in January, celebrates the life and civil rights work of Dr. King. In 1994, the holiday was officially recognized as a National Day of Service where volunteers across the country work together to make a difference in their communities. 617 more words

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Schlafly Family Night Movie: Frozen

Did you miss attending Buder’s Frozen Extravaganza in December?  Never fear!  You can watch Frozen this Thursday evening (January 22nd) at Schlafly branch; the movie will begin at 6pm… 7 more words

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Kidz Lab

I’m trying out a new program idea this month and focusing on the 5-8 year-old age group. I don’t get to see these kids as much as I’d like since they’re in school now, so I’m hoping I can lure them in with science and fun! 110 more words


Books to Movies - and a chance to win a copy of The Boxtrolls!

Today’s Oscar nominee announcements included several movies that began their lives as books, comics or fairy tales.  In fact, in the animated features category EVERY nominee started out that way. 199 more words

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Frozen Party at Buder Branch

On December 30th, 215 Frozen fans and their families visited Buder Library to participate in a Frozen-themed extravaganza.  Participants made crowns, antlers and cut out snowflakes. 88 more words

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How to Set Up a Home Literacy Environment

Have you ever thought of the little steps you could do to enrich your child’s
literacy skills at home?

Here are eight excellent strategies proven to motivate your early learner. 545 more words

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