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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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“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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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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School Literacy & Culture’s 2014 Gift Guide: Gifts for Promoting Imagination and Creativity in Preschoolers

At Rice University School Literacy and Culture, we understand The Critical Importance of Play. As you prepare to do your holiday shopping, we’d like to offer some suggestions for gifts that promote imagination and creativity in preschool age children. Blocks … Continue reading

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The American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends Reading Aloud to Children

As teachers, we’ve known for decades that reading aloud to children is imperative to young children’s development. On June 24, 2014 the American Academy of Pediatrics published a policy statement regarding the critical importance of reading to young children beginning … Continue reading

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