kindergarten readiness

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SCI outreach program rewards parents for going extra mile

The Parent Outreach Program is one of several initiatives created and designed to offer educational and informative lessons and activities to engage and involve parents. Read full story

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SCI parent outreach program helps develop tools and skills for life

The primary purpose of the programs is to provide parents with the skills to help build their babies’ brains and prepare them for kindergarten, school and life. Read full story

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Brain Bags: Take Turns Tips

Take Turns means when your child begins to say her first words, the way you respond is critical. Read full story

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Parents earn SCI certificate of excellence in outreach program

Whenever we receive a heartfelt appreciation from others for something we have done, it boosts our spirit, passion and purpose. Read full story

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LENA Start groups showing progress in boosting parent talk

Studer Community Institute is halfway through its LENA Start project and we can share some preliminary data about our results. Read full story

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Early Learning Coalition among IMPACT 2017 winners

The Early Learning Coalition of Escambia County will support project called Grow With Me, which will utilize the Nemours BrightStart! toolkit for infant/toddler and preschool classrooms. Read full story

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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

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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

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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

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Brain Bags: Changing the community one child at a time

The journey that our community is on to become an Early Learning City is starting with them. One family at a time. Read full story

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School is almost here — Is your child ready?

We created this graphic with the help of kindergarten teachers in our community to help parents know if their kindergartner is ready for school. We hope you use it as part of your back to school routine. Read full story

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VIDEO: Early Learning Garden opens today

The custom designed and landscaped play area at Bodacious Brew-Thru dive-thru coffee shop is another piece of the Studer Family of Companies vision for building an Early Learning City in Pensacola. Read full story