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Read What You Want This Summer

Read What You Want This Summer

Summer is in full swing, and many children are relishing not having to go to school or complete assignments. Others, […]

Jul 6, 2015     No Comments
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Hedda Sharapan Talks About Questions

Hedda Sharapan Talks About Questions

This article is reprinted with permission from Hedda Sharapan, PNC Grow Up Great Senior Fellow at Fred Rogers Center.   There’s […]

Jun 29, 2015     No Comments
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Volunteer for the Library? Best Decision Ever!

Volunteer for the Library? Best Decision Ever!

This article is by our recent intern, Libni Guardado, with whom we all developed a lasting bond.  She’s been gone […]

Jun 8, 2015     3 Comments
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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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Bringing Books to Life

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