There are 6 crucial school readiness domains to think about when talking, singing and reading to babies and toddlers. Here’s #5 of the 6.

In the last month, information about four crucial school readiness domains were provided as a way for parents to feel empowered as well as to support them in digging deeper as to “why” the advice of “talk, sing and read to your baby” is so important.  Information was shared about why the advice to “talk, […]

Getting Infants and Toddlers Ready for School as They Reach for the Stars Themselves

My organization’s logo, shown here, encompasses what a child looks like who is “school-ready.” When a child can raise his hand to respond to a teacher’s request or question, it demonstrates one of the most perfect manifestations of well-developed language, emotional, social and sensory skills. The development of these skills begins the day a baby […]

How Would Preschool For All Work: Is It All About Play or ABC’s?

How Would Preschool For All Work: Is It All About Play or ABC’s? In the above-linked article written by Bonnie Rochman on 3/8/13, Rochman discusses the controversial nature of the yet-to-be-created “universal preschool” program and what exactly universal preschool should entail:  a focus on academics or social skills development.   Experts quoted in the article […]