Early learning

Education

Building stronger brains one baby, one parent at a time

It’s never too early to start talking and reading to a baby as research shows that parents can have a positive impact on their child’s language and cognitive development in the first year. Read full story

Education

SCI debuts commercial on Early Learning City

A new commercial, set to begin airing on Cox and At&T Uverse the weekend of Sept. 9-10, aims to explain the idea of an Early Learning City Read full story

Education

You’ve got to be carefully taught

Study indicates that children understand fairness as early as age 12 months

Now an article in the journal Scientific American says as early as age 12 months, children understand the concept of fairness. And they don't like it when other kids get short-shrift. Read full story

Education

Journal urges pediatricians to advocate for strong early learning

Bringing pediatricians into the effort to create an Early Learning City is a key next step in that campaign's evolution. Read full story

Education

Escambia County Council PTA vendor fair builds partnerships

When each person, every organization or agency does its part toward the common purpose of giving each child the best chance to be ready for kindergarten, the quality of life in the community improves for all of us. Read full story

Education

Making Play Smart ready to roll out

Part of our efforts to create an Early Learning City is a project called Making Play Smart. That effort includes decals that can be placed indoors or out on surfaces such as concrete or asphalt. Read full story

Education

Parent outreach program offers valuable lessons

Studer Community Institute is using and building on the important principles of the Thirty Million Words Initiative in its parent outreach programs in Pensacola. Read full story

Education

Aug. 13 Wahoos game includes “home run” for early learning

Families are invited to “Hit a Home Run for Early Learning” with WSRE and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos on Sunday, Aug. 13. Read full story

Education

Chicago Bears showcase Josh Sitton’s good deeds

Chicago Bears profiled Josh Sitton's good works last week in hosting a fundraiser for the Studer Community Institute. Read full story

Light Up Learning

Photo Gallery: Light Up Learning event

Light Up Learning fundraiser photo gallery. Read full story

Light Up Learning

Light Up Learning lights up early learning efforts

Led by Catholic High School graduate and Studer Community Institute board member Josh Sitton, several of Pensacola's favorite sons joined forces to help invest in the early educational opportunities of the children of this community. Read full story

Education

Brain Bags: ARC Gateway is part of the Early Learning City

Through the Brain Bags, Arc Gateway is investing in the future of the Pensacola metro area — one child and one set of parents at a time. Read full story