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Looking for summer activities? Look no further, just let them play!

We loved this timeless article published in The Atlantic a couple summers ago: http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/06/for-better-school-results-clear-the-schedule-and-let-kids-play/373144/.  And, we agree, free play is in fact the best summer school for children.  Read the full article for a detailed description of how a child’s … 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! Authored by Jordan Khadam-Hir, Rice University School Literacy & Culture

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Program Feature: Branching Out

  Outdoor play is just as important to a child’s development as learning to read and write! Join us in learning how to prepare simple and effective, yet intentional outdoor activities for young children ages two through five. The presenters … Continue reading

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Building a Better Brain

A dwindling recess time is a reality for countless teachers around the country. In an effort to pack more academics into the day, districts are decreasing and, in some cases, eliminating time outside for students of all ages.  In other … 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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