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Using the “READ” Technique to Make the Most of Story Time

Rollins Staff May 15, 2024

You don’t have to be a teacher to give your child a foundation in language and learning. In fact, you’ve already got an incredibly powerful tool to give your child valuable exposure to words and…

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Protected: Georgia’s DECAL Bilingual Rising PreK Program Resources 

Rollins Staff April 11, 2024

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5 Intentional Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Rollins Staff February 5, 2024

Here are some ways you can incorporate Black History month activities into your lessons.

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Embracing MLK Day as a Day of Service: 7 Inspiring Acts of Kindness

Rollins Staff January 10, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not just a day off from work or school; it’s a day on – a day of service to honor the legacy of a civil rights leader who dedicated…

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3 Significant Ways to Celebrate Families and Caregivers of Children: Revealing the Significance of November

Rollins Staff November 4, 2023

National Caregiver Month, also known as National Family Caregivers Month, is observed every November in the United States. It is a time dedicated to honoring and recognizing the millions of family caregivers who provide crucial…

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Georgia Pre-K Week: Book Activities and Engagement Strategies

Rollins Staff September 27, 2023

What is Georgia Pre-K Week? Since 2009-2010, the first week of October has been dedicated to raising awareness of the importance and benefits of a quality Pre-K across the state of Georgia by providing leaders…

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Learn, Feel, Think and Act this Black History Month!

Rollins Staff February 3, 2023

Happy Black History Month! Activate learning, thinking and acting this month and beyond with the children you teach. Check out best practices below, curated by the staff of the Atlanta Speech School! Want more? Check…

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Beyond Proficiency to the Construction of Each Child’s Deep Reading Brain

Rollins Staff February 1, 2023

Research is clear that our brains activate in concert with the experiences and characters we come to know through books. Whether it is through storybooks or great literature, our brains “feel” what the characters feel…

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Literacy & Justice for All, as seen in Saporta Report

Rollins Staff February 24, 2022

Since the advent of the written word, which created the need for reading, literacy has been wielded as a tool of power and one of oppression.  Who is taught to read – and who is…

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Uplifting Hispanic Heritage Month with Your Children

Rollins Staff September 20, 2021

“You are not lucky to be here. The world needs your perspective. They are lucky to have you.” – Antonio Tijerino, President & CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation   The United States of America…

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The Power of Play for Young Children

Rollins Staff July 23, 2021

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning and the way they make sense of the world around them. Play is really…

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The Power of TALKing Early and Often with Young Children

Rollins Staff July 23, 2021

Did you know that vocabulary development begins long before children know how to speak? From birth to pre-k, children’s brains develop faster than at any other point in their development. They yearn to soak up…