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Program Feature: Eight Books Young Children Should Not Live Without

Parents often wonder if they are making the most of time spent with their children. One of the best ways a parent can spend time with their child is by reading aloud to or with them. However, with so many books on the market, … Continue reading

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What is SLC Reading this Summer? Part 2

“Neuroscientists, biologists, psychologists, social scientists, and researchers from every point of the scientific compass now know that play is a profound biological process. It has evolved over eons in many animal species to promote survival. It shapes the brain and … Continue reading

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Program Feature: The Critical Importance of Play

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” – Fred Rogers As we enter into an era in the world of … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from School Literacy and Culture

At School Literacy and Culture, we are often described as “the story people.” It’s true. Talk to any one of us for more than a few moments and we’ll either share a story with you or happily listen to one … 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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