Scholastic® recently asked 200 teachers, authors and children’s literature specialists to name their favorite picture books for kids. Here is that list: 1. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak It is “so compressed in its language and so exuberant in its pictures and so psychologically right,” says author Jane Yolen, herself nominated for Owl Moon. “I return to […]
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Jan Brett, Eric Carle, Maurice Sendak, Mo Willems, Ezra Jack Keats…great authors and illustrators of some of your favorite children’s picture books. Picture books afford us many opportunities for interaction, creativity, “detective” work and bonding. It gives adults the opportunity to be a little silly and to watch children joyfully react to it. Beyond the fun stuff in reading picture […]
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We are excited to announce that in June 2017, Red Door will begin a new chapter in its history…at a brand-new location! While we have always been able to provide a quality, caring and loving learning environment at our current location, we have been limited in what we can offer by the building size and layout. But not anymore! Red […]
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Recent research out of Vanderbilt University confirms that success in math in the later elementary grades is directly linked to how math skills are taught in pre-school. The longitudinal study found that not all types of math knowledge were related equally. As we refine our math curriculum for Red Door, we will use this research to guide us.1
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