Monthly Archives: March 2016

Women’s History Month: Inspiring Educators

Women and girls have not always (and still do not in some places) received equal opportunities for education. Yet, somehow females continue to shape the world through what they learn and whom they teach. Here are just a few examples … Continue reading

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It’s Spring! Gardening with infants and toddlers

As the weather becomes warm you begin thinking about all of the learning possibilities that outdoor activities present. One of the activities that provides the most opportunity for learning is gardening. We all know being outdoors is good for children, … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Lisa Murphy on Play

As cries for more “academic preschools” and demands for “higher test scores” are growing there is also a strong counter movement developing. A group of early childhood educators who believe that play IS school readiness and lays a foundation that … Continue reading

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Celebrating Pi Day the fun and tasty way

Every year on March 14th (3/14) the word celebrates Pi Day. Next Monday is your annual opportunity to get creative with your love of math and remind kids that math can (and should) be fun. We’ve collected a few ideas … Continue reading

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Happy Read Across America Day!

Each year on Dr. Seuss’s birthday, March 2, educators, families, children, and book lovers of all ages join forces for Read Across America Day. This annual program was started in 1998 to motivate children in every community to celebrate reading … Continue reading

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