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Early learning or early education — this topic follows programs and stories relating to learning experiences before K-12 education.

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Early learning or early education — this topic follows programs and stories relating to learning experiences before K-12 education.

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How a Montessori Classroom, Online Learning, and Family Engagement Can Work Together

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By: Lisa Evans. The Lexington Four Early Childhood Center has discovered an at-home program called Waterford UPSTART that not only supplements classroom teaching and student learning, but empowers parents to authentically engage in their child’s education.

PreK.com: Using Technology to Elevate Early Childhood Education

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Parents want to find the best preschool for their kids and schools want to find a way to reach parents. PreK.com fits the bill for both.

Small Talk, Big Benefits: Adding Conversations to Reading and Everyday Moments

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By: Erin Gohl and Kristen Thorson. Reading with children has a plethora of developmental benefits. Recent research suggests dialogic, or conversation-based, reading can even further broaden and deepen the benefits of the reading experience.

The Path to Reading Requires Quality Curriculum

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High-quality, aligned instructional materials, particularly foundational skills curricula, are integral to addressing reading literacy challenges and ensuring all students have access to the skills they need for success in college and career.

Augmented Reality in Kindergarten?

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By: Katrina Youdale. The benefits of introducing AR to young learners supports collaboration, improved communication and empowers self-directed learning. These skills will support students throughout their holistic learning continuum and prepare them for innovations connected to the future of learning and work.

Priscilla Chan Hired Superstars to Reinvent Primary Education

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A look at the all-star team Priscilla Chan built to lead The Primary School and how they’re demonstrating the benefits of integrated health and education.

Reggio Emilia: The Future of Learning Has Roots in the Past

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By: Beth Holland. Numerous current initiatives focus on creating personalized learner experiences through modern trends such as high-quality project-based learning (HQPBL) and design thinking. However, this pursuit to deliver learning that fuels each whole child has its roots in the Reggio Emilia Approach that Loris Malaguzzi first envisioned in the 1940s.

How Can Children Aspire to Careers They Don’t Know Exist?

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By: Ed Hidalgo. By connecting exciting career options to learning, class work becomes more valuable, reinforcing the idea that school is a path to something that can be fun and rewarding. This district doesn't think career exploration is a "big kid only" topic.

Quality Early Learning Makes Tulsa a Great Place to Grow Up

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Tulsa, Oklahoma is providing quality early learning for all. Tom shares how the city is able to provide leading edge programs and what is making them successful.

How the Primary Grades Can Save Us: Growing American Reading Comprehension

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By: Cindy Jiban. When NAEP convened a panel of reading experts in early April, the primary grades got called out as one potential culprit of lagging results. What needs re-evaluating in K-3 literacy? Here, we look at a couple starting points.

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