Articles about early literacy


Hidden Opportunities to Read With Your Kid | EdNavigator

Last updated: 05/25/2019

We’ve all heard it’s a good idea to read with our kids at home. Reading aloud with your child—starting when they’re a baby—supports brain development, builds early literacy and...

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The Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Four-Year-Old

Last updated: 12/31/2018

Illustrations can help kids build their vocabulary and start to understand emotions.  See More Read the Pictures Illustrations can help kids build their vocabulary and start to...

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Playgrounds can be more than just a place to play – On Assignment with President Clinton 2017 – Medium

Last updated: 12/23/2018

By Jane Park Woo, deputy director, Too Small to Fail Today, President Bill Clinton will join the Clinton Foundation’s Too Small to Fail initiative and partners in Baltimore to...

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How Home Visits From A Nurse Can Improve The Lives Of Low-Income Moms & Babies

Last updated: 11/23/2018

When Tyesha Candler was pregnant with her daughter, she said she was afraid. “I was scared of going into labor,” said Candler, a first-time mother. “Scared more of the pain...

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National Center for Families Learning

Last updated: 10/12/2018

NCFL offers a range of professional development trainings and facilitated online courses to support learning and literacy practitioners across the educational spectrum. Contact...

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8 Brain-Building Games to Play in the Car

Last updated: 10/10/2018

“Are we there yet?” “Dad, his leg is on my side!” We’ve all been there. Whether it’s a family road trip or a traffic-clogged ride home from school, car trips with kids can go...

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ALSC Community Forum: Inclusive Spaces and Services for Children of All Abilities - ALSC Blog

Last updated: 10/07/2018

Topic: Inclusive Spaces and Services for Children of All Abilities Jason Driver, Renee Grassi, Eva Thaler-Sroussi, and ALSC President Nina Lindsay will be hosting an ALSC...

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National Center for Families Learning

Last updated: 10/06/2018

This leadership brief describes how a strategic partnership and a commitment to a common agenda led to gains for EL students who are Hispanic/Latino and their parents who live...

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After-Hours Library Programs for Busy Families - ALSC Blog

Last updated: 10/06/2018

My library is situated in an extremely commercial area of Manhattan. This means our children’s department sees mostly nannies who scour the city for ways to keep young charges...

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Dr. Dipesh Navsaria: Reading programs are really about supporting strong parent-child bonds

Last updated: 10/05/2018

Dr. Dipesh Navsaria: Reading programs are really about supporting strong parent-child bonds By Dr. Dipesh Navsaria | local columnist 4 hrs ago Subscribe for 33¢ / day Hannah...

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