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Listening for the Stories

Like hundreds of thousands of Houstonians, our team at Rice University’s School Literacy and Culture program returned to work this week for the first time after Hurricane Harvey’s catastrophic weather event ravaged our city.  We came in jeans and tennis … Continue reading

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Learning Through the Arts

Are you wondering how to teach through the arts while making curriculum connections and covering academic standards successfully? I teach Prek-4 in Aldine ISD in Houston, Texas. Over the years, I have developed a fondness for integrating the visual arts … Continue reading

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The 2015 Annual Gift Guide – For Toddlers

We are excited to share with you our second annual holiday gift guide!  Last winter, we shared gifts for preschool-age children to inspire their imaginations and creativity.  This year, we are tailoring our gift guide for toddlers aged one to … Continue reading

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Investigations in the Classroom

“Young children have a way of combining fact, fantasy and imagination in order to make sense of things and to create, what is for them, a logical explanation. Once we appreciate that, we realize that it’s not just cute; it’s … Continue reading

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Holiday Gifts for Promoting Imagination and Creativity in Preschoolers

At Rice University School Literacy and Culture, we understand The Critical Importance of Play. As you prepare to do your holiday shopping, we’d like to offer some suggestions for gifts that promote imagination and creativity in preschool age children. The … Continue reading

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