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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Hollifield Station Elementary takes active approach to fundraising

    Hollifield Station Elementary takes active approach to fundraising
    By the dozens, Hollifield Station Elementary students darted along a pair of 1/16th-mile ovals on the school's lower field, high-fiving teachers with each completed lap. Along the periphery stood parents and members of the school's PTA, all agreeing...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool children, specifically the 2- to 5-year-old set, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the...
  • Gomez: No tears this time

    I watched my baby officially become a little boy this week. He was excited, I was excited: first day of kindergarten. This is big boy stuff, I told him. No potty talk allowed and the teacher expects you to listen. And Mommy and Daddy definitely don't...
  • Pa. Game Commission offers classes for #teachers

     
    Schools might soon be letting out, but educators and others who work with youth have a chance to continue their learning through wildlife-focused workshops that also fulfill mandates set forth by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Project WILD aims...
  • Lab addition teaches lessons in smart school design

    Lab addition teaches lessons in smart school design
    Heard about the kindergarten building in Germany that's shaped like a giant cat? Students enter the front door/mouth as though they're being swallowed. Cute, you might say. But is that intelligent architecture? In such buildings, function and...
  • New math preschool series debuts on PBS39

     
    PBS KIDS’ newest animated preschool series that teaches preschoolers math PEG + CAT premieres todat at 10 a.m. on PBS39. The show follows the spirited Peg and her sidekick, Cat, as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational.......
  • Taking your kitten to kindergarten

    Taking your kitten to kindergarten
    Have a new kitten in the family? Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Help is here -- the Maryland SPCA will host Kitten Kindergarten on Sundays through the fall to help new kitty owners and their feline friends get adjusted. Kitten Kindergarten will run on...
  • Why universal pre-K is in everyone's interest

     Why universal pre-K is in everyone's interest
    Regarding Elizabeth Young's recent letter to the editor in response to the need to expand public early education through high-quality pre-kindergarten programs, I think all early education professionals would agree that loving, nurturing parents are a...
  • Education briefs

    Perkins presents $192 million construction plan to school board Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host a hearing on Sept. 25 to gather public comment on a $192.1 million capital budget proposal unveiled last week by interim Superintendent Mamie J....
  • Readers want to know about deals, bargains and more

    Readers want to know about deals, bargains and more
    Readers commonly write in to ask questions or offer advice in response to Savvy Shopper articles. I love hearing from you. This is a grab-bag of inquiries posted by Savvy Shopper readers. Have your own question? Email npaitsel@dailypress.com or post...
  • New school readiness training focuses on diversity

    New school readiness training focuses on diversity
    Three-year-old Annabella has two dads: Daddy Bob and Daddy Miguel, a gay couple who adopted her when she was an infant. She's having trouble transitioning into a preschool program, and her fathers worry that they're being shunned by the director because...