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You are ONE in a MINION!

We are gearing up for our “Sock Wars” event!  CrossRoads Pre-K Area has an annual Sock Wars Event!   Just thought I would expand a little on this event for you! 91 more words

CrossRoads Kids

New early childhood learning and development standards released by Maine DOE, DHHS

The Maine Departments of Education and Health and Human Services have released Maine’s Early Learning and Development Standards (MELDS), which outline what children should know and be able to do by the end of preschool. 219 more words


"Language is speech"

It is a new year and I am re-energized to begin blogging again after a long break. Several things have happened to get me back to this point. 757 more words

The good, the bad, and the solution

The first responses addressing concerns about CCSS in early childhood education are from Kathleen A. Paciga, Columbia College Chicago;  Jessica L. Hoffman, Winton Woods City School District; and William H. 436 more words


A New World

Last Friday, as my children’s classmates were preparing for Spring Break, I was preparing my children for their last day of school. As of this moment, we are officially (quite literally, as I had to fill out paperwork with the city) homeschoolers. 811 more words

Meditations And Poetry

House Education Committee votes "Ought to Pass" on SB 69, studying social impact bonds for early childhood

The House Education Committee voted 15-6 “Ought to Pass” on SB 69, which establishes a study commission “to study social impact bond funding for early childhood education for at-risk students.” 78 more words

Ought To Pass In Committee

Kindergarten Skills--How Can We Help?

The year of ECFE is coming to a close, and our Kaleidoscope preschool will be ending the school year program at the end of May. This serves as a reminder to be sure to… 723 more words

Early Childhood