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4777 Saucon Creek Road

Center Valley, PA 18034

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Hi Red Door families! In case you did not know, NASA is hoping to launch a rocket into the ionosphere this evening between 9:04 and 9:19 pm EST. NASA does run a live Facebook event for the launch so be sure to check it out.  Here are some interesting notes on the launch in kid friendly terms for everyone to […]
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Last night I was watching some elementary school kids navigate an inflatable obstacle course. The line was long and the kids were over the moon about getting inside. What I observed was fascinating. The first time through, each child seemed a little hesitant, not knowing what awaited them inside the inflatable. As the child crawled into the entrance, the child […]
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Our K-Kids (short for Kindergarten Kids) program will be in its 13th year in 2017. The program was started to offer a full day learning experience to students enrolled in half-day kindergarten. That continues today. For students enrolled in Kindergarten at Hopewell or Liberty Bell Elementary Schools, K-Kids is a great way to enrich his/her experience. With free busing between […]
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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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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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Picture this – a busy kindergarten classroom. During writing time, Lexie notices that the birds have become very active at the outside feeder. “Look,” she exclaims, “it’s lunchtime for the birds!” Mrs. Sterner, walking over to the window, says. “It seems like there’s so many more birds at the feeder than usual today. Why do you think that is, Lexi?” […]
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