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Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the Classroom

Rollins Staff October 5, 2020

“The most American thing about America is American Indians.” —Paul Chaat Smith (Comanche)  Columbus Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October each year and is a recognition of the Italian explorer “discovering” land…


NAEYC Week of the Young Child Free Resources & Activities

Rollins Staff April 1, 2020

Every year, the National Association for the Education of Young Children hosts the Week of the Young Child in April–  a time for celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities.  Select a…


6 Winter Story Guides for Infant and Toddler Classrooms

Rollins Staff January 15, 2020

Snowflakes, snowmen, scarves, and sledding – It’s such a fun season for teaching little ones! Call me crazy, but I always come into January feeling refreshed and excited to start the new year with my…


How Crisp County Primary Transformed Their School Culture (and Improved Their Test Scores)

Rollins Staff December 16, 2019

School leadership, you won’t want to miss this! Do you want your school or center to be a place of meaningful relationships between staff and students? A school that will prepare children for a lifetime…


5 Meaningful Ways to Support Dual Language Learners at Storytime

Rollins Staff October 18, 2019

Children exposed to intentional storybook read alouds benefit from learning about written syntax and vocabulary, develop concepts of print and phonological awareness, and build their comprehension skills (National Early Literacy Panel 2008).  However, listening to…

teaching a student a new skill

How to Introduce New Skills to Your Students

Rollins Staff July 19, 2019

Picture this: a brand new gadget has just been released on the market. You’re told this new tool will make working easier AND be fun to use, but there’s a very specific way to use…

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How to Build an Entire Lesson Plan Around a Storybook

Rollins Staff May 15, 2019

I always had a love-hate relationship with writing lesson plans. Sitting down to plan is a time to get your creative juices flowing, to be intentional about the needs of each child in your classroom,…


“Haven’t We Read This Before?” Why Multiple Read Alouds are Key to Building Children’s Language

Rollins Staff May 12, 2019

Once upon a time.. and another time… and another time. Haven’t you ever noticed how kids love reading the same book over and over again? The familiar rhythm of the words and pictures on a…


Let’s Celebrate the End of the School Year!

Rollins Staff May 7, 2019

Let’s celebrate the end of the school year! Resources that make an impact! Every month we’re sharing the latest updates from the Cox Campus including our favorite resources, activities, courses, and more! Plan for the…


Learn a New Teaching Strategy in the New Year!

Rollins Staff January 14, 2019

Every time you read with an infant or toddler you promote language development and critical thinking skills. Featured Resources: Books for Everyone! Multicultural Booklist for Infants and Toddlers! Check out this list of great multicultural…