Category Archives: Uncategorized

The Gift of Presence

As schools wind down for the long holiday break, we know you are winding up for the fun and exciting holiday events you surely have planned with family and friends. At School Literacy and Culture, we are also preparing for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tis’ the Season to Get Cooking!

As a young child, I remember sitting on the counter top watching my mother cook, begging her to help stir and, of course, lick the spoon! I didn’t realize until now how beautiful those memories were. Believe it or not, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Creativity Matters

I was attending a School Literacy and Culture leadership seminar in Houston during which we were discussing the article “Imagination Conversations: The Call for Imagination, Creativity, and Innovation at America’s Imagination Summit.” One of the leaders asked the following question, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Program Feature: Music Moves Minds

Active participation in learning is crucial to education. In this world of ever increasingly virtual and often sedentary educational experiences, music and moving is more important than ever. Making music takes the mind and the body to a higher level … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Program Feature: The Building Blocks of Building Blocks

Thanks to Friedrich Froebel and Caroline Pratt, blocks have been a part of early childhood classrooms for more than 150 years. Since the mid-1800’s, children have been playing with a material that hasn’t changed much; blocks have withstood the test … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment