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School Literacy & Culture’s 2015 Gift Guide: Gifts for Promoting Imagination and Creativity in 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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What’s In a Name? Using Books About Names in the First Weeks of School

At School Literacy and Culture, we believe the best way to teach children the alphabetic principle is by using their very own names. Names are a powerful, developmentally appropriate tool for individualizing early literacy learning. Countless literacy objectives can be … Continue reading

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What is SLC Reading This Summer?

“The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book and the person reading. It isn’t achieved by the book alone, not by the child alone, nor by the adult who’s reading aloud – it’s … Continue reading

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Children’s Books About Separation – A Must for the Beginning of the School Year!

As teachers of very young children, the first day of school for some students means the first time they’ve ever been away from their mothers.  Finding texts to support children as they process being separated from their parent/s is an … Continue reading

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What is SLC Reading this Summer?

School’s out for summer! Congratulations on wrapping up another year of incredibly hard work, commitment to your students and an enriching year of learning for you. Time to rest, right? Well, sort of, if we know you. Summer is time … Continue reading

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