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Shouldn't We All Go Home Before 4?

Neither being proactive nor consciously preparing for successful transitioning into school, my children were already strong readers by the age of three. Also, not fulfilling a requirement for a professional credential, I was fulfilling my role as a parent. 624 more words

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Cultural (Curiosity-Responsiveness-Competence)

What does it really mean to be culturally competent in the classroom? For most people, it is having the ability and skills to effectively work and collaborate with students of every background, of every culture. 699 more words


Jewish Culture-Gram: Passover Edition

Today’s post is written by guest blogger Kelly Steiner. Kelly shares these insights with her faculty and administration. Thank you Kelly for sharing your culture with us. 977 more words




On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the U. S. Department of Education (ED) in partnership with the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) will host a… 109 more words

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APTT: Innovative Parent-Teacher Partnerships

An increasing number of schools are transforming parent-teacher conferences and other family events into learning-centered team meetings — an approach which also builds community among families and school staff. 605 more words

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What Do We Know About Pre-K? That We Should Start Sooner.....

Read more about Pre-K, early intervention, education preparedness programs and discover what I have known, believed and advocated for a long time now:

‘Early’ is not early enough! 133 more words

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