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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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Program Feature: Making the Classics Rock!

Why should we introduce children to classical music? For more than 100 years, research has suggested that it has many positive effects on children’s development. The classical music pathways in our brain are similar to the pathways used for spatial … Continue reading

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“Owl Babies the Next Day” – Join Us!

“Living through the story appears to allow students to internalize the story on a much deeper level,” say Pellegrini and Galda in their landmark article “The Effects of Thematic-Fantasy Play Training on the Development of Children’s Story Comprehension,” published in 1982. … Continue reading

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We’re Back! With an Early Literacy Summit Recap…

After a hiatus for the holidays and preparing for our largest Early Literacy Summit yet, our blog is back up and running for 2016! We look forward to sharing new research, articles and programming with you this year. To kick … Continue reading

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Program Feature: Phonological What?

Phonological awareness is the ability to hear sounds that make up words in a spoken language.  When we describe phonological awareness and its accompanying activities, we say, “Phonological awareness can be practiced in the dark,” to remind ourselves that it … Continue reading

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