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Brain Bags launch as part of Early Learning City effort

The first IMPACT Brain Bags are going home with new moms at Pensacola area hospitals this week. The bags were designed as early literacy gift bags to help parents begin to understand the power of parent talk in the early development of a child’s brain. Read full story

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Pen Air Credit Union, Wahoos, SCI announce partnership

Later this month, Pen Air Federal Credit Union, Blue Wahoos and Studer Community Institute will host a special event to announce a partnership to benefit the Institute's Early Learning City effort. Read full story

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Early Learning City: Media

The road to creating an Early Learning City includes partners in the media and communication fields to spread the word to parents, grandparents and caregivers about the power of talk to build a baby's brain. Read full story

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Update: The Brain Bag Roadshow

The Baby Steps book is meant to help parents track some of the developmental markers in the first three years of a child's life. Read full story

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Early Learning City: Community

An Early Learning City maximizes all of the resources in the community and points them toward a common purpose — helping all children have the best chance to be ready for school. Read full story

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Early Learning City: Businesses

Wherever parents with young children gather — and have to wait — having things on hand that can keep little ones occupied and are educational makes a much more pleasant experience for everyone. Read full story

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Report: What an Early Learning City could look like

The Studer Community Institute's Early Learning City "white paper" is a look at our suggestions for the path to creating a community that supports parents and helps them make the most of "the first 1,000 days" — the critical first three years of a child's life. Read full story

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Early Learning City: Siblings

Older brothers and sisters can be vital in the early childhood brain development of their siblings. Read full story

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Early Learning City: Healthcare

Steps the healthcare community can take to give parents on the critical importance of exposure to language from ages 0 to 4. Read full story

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Early Learning City: Resources

In this ad, SCI looks at the existing resources that can help build Pensacola into an Early Learning City. Read full story

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Early Learning City: Architecture and the environment

Children learn from what they see around them. If that environment is colorful, filled with words and encourages them to explore using all of their senses, their brains will build strong connections and thrive. Read full story

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Early Learning City: Roadmap

America's first Early Learning City may still be a vision, but here is the path we think can help lead us there. Read full story