Tag Archives: early childhood

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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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

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2016 Annual Gift Guide

Blocks: A Gift That Spans the Ages Welcome to the 2016 SLC Holiday Gift Guide! We’re excited to share our top gift picks with you as you start your shopping treks either around the city or online. You’ll notice this … Continue reading

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“The Critical Importance of Play” Featured in Rice at Large

School Literacy and Culture’s workshop on The Critical Importance of Play was featured in the Spring 2016 issue of Rice at Large.  Read our story on page 7! http://staff.rice.edu/uploadedFiles/Staff/Public_Affairs/Multicultural_Community_Relations/Rice-at-Large_Spring_2016.pdf   Authored by Jordan Khadam-Hir, Rice University School Literacy & Culture

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Productive Boredom Fosters Creativity

“… For all children, having moments of boredom is a good thing. It allows children time to simply float along, daydream or imagine. Boredom is useful in that it compels children to invent, to switch gears, to think of something … Continue reading

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