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The Rules of Kindergarten

The Rules of Kindergarten

Preschool parents, springtime is upon us. Meaning that before you know it, it will be summertime, and you will be […]

May 25, 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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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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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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Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

Check Out the Music of Jim Gill

I went to a Read Aloud Delaware conference last month and children’s entertainer, Jim Gill, was the keynote speaker. When I […]

Apr 9, 2015     1 Comment
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Creative Play and Literacy

Creative Play and Literacy

Here’s a reprint of a story I shared in 2012…   One recent afternoon, I listened to our three-year-old grandson talk through […]

Mar 26, 2015     No Comments
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Mindfulness with Young Children

Mindfulness with Young Children

Mindfulness is noticing our thoughts, what our body feels like, what our ears are hearing, and anything else that is […]

Mar 19, 2015     No Comments
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Play and Learning

Play and Learning

In our puppet-making workshops, we sometimes provide paper bags or spoons, along with piles of colorful tissue papers, sequins, ribbons, […]

Mar 16, 2015     No Comments
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Bringing Books to Life

Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.

Read about our Preschool Literacy Program

Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
615.862.5773

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Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
615.862.2264

Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
615.862.5800, ext. 73615

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