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Family & Community Engagement: doing with — not for — families

By Dr. Andres Bustamante, University of California Irvine, School of Education, Professor 2020 Family Engagement and Cultural Effectiveness Conference “They know their children better than anyone — their temperaments, personalities, strengths, vulnerabilities, talents, and special needs. They know their own ...

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Early Childhood Science is a Fast Track to a High-Quality Learning Environment

By Andres S. Bustamante, Ph.D.   For many, the idea of science education is scary. It conjures memories of high school chemistry and memorizing formulas that ...

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A Practical & Evidence-based Approach for Facilitating Responsive Dialogue

Author: Veronica A. Fernandez, PhD Co-Author: Dorothy M. Sanchez, MSEd   Evidence consistently demonstrates that programs are more successful when they have effective and efficient ...

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Astronaut Joe Hernandez: The International Language of Math Served As Path To The Final Frontier

Astronaut Joe Hernandez: The International Language of Math Served As Path To The Final Frontier When Astronaut Jose M. Hernandez floated through the tunnel connecting the Space Shuttle Discovery to the then-under-construction International Space Station, he spoke to the commander—a cosmonaut—in Russian. Hernandez knew the language ...

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Meet the Early-Math Evangelists

Their own experience teaching and years of investigating how young people learn mathematics have made academic researchers Drs. Douglas Clements and Julie Samara evangelists for providing children with fun tools to explore and learn complex subjects. The wife-and-husband couple are faculty members at the University of Denver, Morgridge College of ...

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At 55 Years and in a Pandemic, Head Start Is Still Connected

By Edward Condon, Executive Director Region 9 Head Start Association Every year at Head Start’s ...
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