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The right books in the hands of the right kids

There are multiple marvellous modes of reading and heaps of purposes for reading. Once children start to see these purposes, they get a better sense of why they would want to learn how to read. 2,987 more words


“Can I see a volcano video?” asks my son.

Odd. This is what both my wife and I were thinking when he posed this request. My son knows about lava. 330 more words


Moms and Muffins

Mothers and several Grandmothers, were honored at the Early Education Department’s annual Moms & Muffins event.

Mothers were surprised with a personalized picture of their child and centerpieces that were made by the kids in Art with Mrs. 86 more words

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Rock and Roll (and Alexa) Save the Day

When there’s something wrong

In your neighborhood

Who you gonna call?  Alexa!

“Alexa, play ‘Shout’ by the Isley Brothers.”

Music is the universal language of mankind.  –Henry Wadsworth Longfellow-


Early Education

I want to scream amphibian.

Reading is a funny thing. Some people love it, some hate it. Some read for pleasure, some for education, some for inspiration and some for…. Wait, this is PG-13, we won’t talk about those people. 676 more words

From One Superhero to Another

Riley and I are the two non-Captain America Superheroes in this photo.  But day in and day out, Riley is the real Superhero, the one who is always brave, helps her friends, and leads the way.   32 more words

Teaching Young Children

A Breakthrough, from the 'Curbside Classroom'

Steve the crossing guard sent me this new story.  Sit back, read, and enjoy one of the best stories from his ‘Curbside Classroom’.  Steve is a remarkable teacher who makes a difference – no classroom needed.  350 more words

Early Education