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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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What’s the Deal with Dyslexia?

What’s the Deal with Dyslexia?

Why is Reading so Hard? In the back of the classroom, Nina struggles. She doesn’t know what her teacher has […]

Nov 30, 2015     1 Comment
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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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Inspired by Mother Goose

Inspired by Mother Goose

These books take a Mother Goose rhyme as inspiration, and then dive into their own unique story.  Check them out! […]

Sep 7, 2015     No Comments
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Kingdoms of Imagination

Kingdoms of Imagination

“All you need is your imagination…”  Christopher Myers Two recent books provide a glimpse into extraordinary, imaginary worlds. In our ordinary world, where so […]

Aug 24, 2015     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Create, Imagine and Innovate!

Habits of Mind: Create, Imagine and Innovate!

“You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” ~Mark Twain “What is now proved was […]

Jul 27, 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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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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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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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
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Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
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