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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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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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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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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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Rice University OWL Lab Featured on PBS NewsHour

School Literacy and Culture was honored to host the PBS NewsHour team at the Rice University Oral and Written Language Laboratory (OWL Lab) at Houston ISD’s Gabriela Mistral Center for Early Childhood Education recently. Last night, the story was shared … Continue reading

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