Talking About Numbers at Home

Talking About Numbers at Home

Children who hear talk about counting and numbers at home start school with much more extensive mathematical knowledge, report researchers […]

May 21, 2015     No Comments
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Hispanics and Public Libraries: Research from the Pew Research Center

Hispanics and Public Libraries: Research from the Pew Research Center

New research from the Pew Research Center sheds  light on how Hispanics-now the U.S.’s largest nonwhite minority group-think about and […]

May 18, 2015     No Comments
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Author focus:  Jon Agee

Author focus: Jon Agee

              Jon Agee starts his books by thinking of a question, and lets it lead him to […]

May 14, 2015     No Comments
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Jerry Pinkney brings a new Aesop

Jerry Pinkney brings a new Aesop

Jerry Pinkney adds to his collection of Aesop’s Fables with a new, and richly illustrated, The Grasshopper and the Ants published […]

May 11, 2015     No Comments
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Screen-Free Week Challenge

Screen-Free Week Challenge

According to the Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood: Screen-Free Week is an annual celebration in which millions of people across […]

May 7, 2015     No Comments
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It’s Children’s Book Week!

It’s Children’s Book Week!

It’s Children’s Book Week, the annual celebration of books and reading for children, and the Children’s Choice and Teacher’s Choice Awards have been […]

May 5, 2015     No Comments
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“Puss in Boots” at NPL

“Puss in Boots” at NPL

May brings the premiere performance of a new version of the French fairy tale, Puss In Boots, adapted by Mary Tanner […]

May 4, 2015     No Comments
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Tech in the Early Childhood Classroom

Tech in the Early Childhood Classroom

Technology is coming into our children’s lives at a lightning fast pace, and some schools are beginning to put individual tablets […]

Apr 27, 2015     No Comments
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Early Math Literacy: Describe My World!

Early Math Literacy: Describe My World!

            The amount of talk young children hear about the spatial properties of the physical […]

Apr 23, 2015     No Comments
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The Art of Conversation

The Art of Conversation

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.    ~ William Temple Adults can sometimes talk “at” […]

Apr 20, 2015     No Comments
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