Tuesday, April 17, 2018

NAEYC's Week of the Young Child April 16th to 20th!

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The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. This year's event is April 16–20, 2018!

CLICK HERE for additional information!

Music Monday!
Tasty Tuesday!
Work Together Wednesday!
Artsy Thursday!
Family Friday!


From Teaching Strategies:

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Join us in celebrating NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™ with activities for your program!

Celebrate Week of the Young Child with these free activities!


During the week of April 16 – 20, Teaching Strategies is celebrating NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™ by sharing digital samples of some of our favorite daily resources from The Creative Curriculum®.

Some of the featured activities for download include:
  • Painting blocks of colored ice
  • Learning how to help each other inside and outside of the classroom
  • Experimenting with cookie cutters and gelatin
  • And much more!



Download free activities from our Mighty Minutes® and Intentional Teaching Cards™!





Join us in the celebration with these free activities for your program.


Friday, April 13, 2018

April is National Poetry Month

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The Academy of American Poets in 1996 started National Poetry Month in April.  In the years following it has become a literacy celebration in the world with libraries, schools, publishers and poets helping celebrate poetry's vital place in culture.

For more information, check out the links below:

Academy of American Poets
NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English
Poetry Foundation
'Poetry lives everywhere':  NPR kicks off National Poetry Month
National Poetry Month 2018 | NetGalley

Enjoy this poem ---

It’s all I have to bring today

Emily Dickinson1830 - 1886

It’s all I have to bring today—
This, and my heart beside—
This, and my heart, and all the fields—
And all the meadows wide—
Be sure you count—should I forget
Some one the sum could tell—
This, and my heart, and all the Bees
Which in the Clover dwell.

Monday, March 26, 2018

CCSU Summer Youth STEM Programs - Tech It Out 2018!

CCSU is hosting 22 different programs for kids this summer.  All the programs are based in STEAM (STEM with the Arts!) and are designed to spark innovation, fun and learning while on our college campus.  Summer really is coming!

For the complete program listing Click Here

For information call Christa Sterling at 860-832-2277 or email  <csterling@ccsu.edu>