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What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

A recent book reached out and grabbed me at the bookstore.  I don’t read every education book that comes across the […]

May 2, 2016     No Comments
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Spring is here, so get outside!

Spring is here, so get outside!

Children need more exposure to mud, livestock, and relatives.      –  Allison Gopnik Warm weather has come to Tennessee (so sorry […]

Apr 11, 2016     No Comments
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A Word on Words

A Word on Words

What are words? Kids are hard-wired to learn language. Studies have shown that it is in their nature to learn […]

Nov 9, 2015     1 Comment
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Children’s Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

Children’s Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

A few months ago, a parent approached me at the end of a workshop with a question. She wanted to […]

Aug 10, 2015     2 Comments
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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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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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It’s the Week of the Young Child!

It’s the Week of the Young Child!

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (or NAEYC) celebrates the annual week of the young child with […]

Apr 13, 2015     No Comments
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The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

Sometimes the perfect book for the child in your life is right on the library’s bookshelves, just waiting to be […]

Feb 9, 2015     No Comments
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Apps for Kids?

Apps for Kids?

A question a lot of parents face today is, “Should my child be using apps?” There seem to be hundreds […]

Dec 29, 2014     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