Growing Children

Ella Baker: Empowering Early Childhood Education Through Community Advocacy

In honor of International Woman’s Day, let’s take a moment to explore the remarkable contributions of Ella Baker to early childhood education and discover why her legacy remains relevant and vital today. Ella Baker was a force to be reckoned with—a grassroots organizer, civil rights leader, and fierce advocate for social justice. Amidst her many

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How Important is Story Time in the Evening?

Parents and teachers intuitively know that children benefit from being read to, but how important actually is story time? Science has proven that reading to children benefits them immediately and in the future! Children who are read to have: Better language skills – Quality literature improves language understanding, grammar, and sentence structure Increased vocabulary –

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What Is Quality Literature? (Plus Age-Appropriate Book Guide)

You may have heard about the importance of reading to your child, but what books are best? Are they all created equally? How important is it to read quality literature? Quality literature opens your child’s world, inspires their imagination, and helps them learn grammar, sentence structure, vocabulary, art appreciation, and social and emotional skills. They

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