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Program Feature: Music Moves Minds

Active participation in learning is crucial to education. In this world of ever increasingly virtual and often sedentary educational experiences, music and moving is more important than ever. Making music takes the mind and the body to a higher level … 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: 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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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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