Louisiana Legislative Recap By Michael Willis The Louisiana Legislature Adjourned Sine Die on Tuesday, June 30th, and barring catastrophe will be gone for the rest of the summer. There is already talk that they will be reconvening for another Legislative Special Session in October. Now to our recap! This Legislative Extraordinary … [Read more...] about Louisiana Legislative Recap
Nurturing Powerful Interactions During Early Childhood How Parent-Child Interactions Can Affect Learning and Development By Mary Mills As I reminisce on my early years, the small and meaningful interactions with my primary caregivers come to mind right away. I still remember my mother incorporating a mini math lesson as we baked my … [Read more...] about Nurturing Powerful Interactions During Early Childhood
Impact and Insights - Directors of Louisiana Child Care Centers are Anxious to Help in the Reopening of the State By Holly Harris The Center for Development and Learning checked in with directors of child care centers throughout the state of Louisiana to check the pulse of the reopening process. Directors are as ready to reopen as … [Read more...] about Impact and Insights – Directors of Louisiana Child Care Centers are Anxious to Help in the Reopening of the State
Are You Opting Students Out of Learning How to Read? How a commonly used strategy can have negative, long-lasting effects on students. By Alana Mangham Last week, an educator friend reached out to discuss her plans for the upcoming academic year with teacher support structures to put into place since we know students will return with … [Read more...] about Are You Opting Students Out of Learning How to Read?
This New Virtual World….What Does It Mean for the Youngest Learner? By Holly Harris As Early Childhood Educators, we have spent our entire careers honing our skills to teach young children in person. We have learned how to guide a child with a simple look, a question, or a touch of a hand. And poof! Almost overnight our field has been turned … [Read more...] about This New Virtual World…. What Does It Mean for the Youngest Learner?
Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning™ Zoom Virtual Backgrounds By the Center for Development and Learning The Center for Development and Learning is actively moving forward with our plans for the 2021 Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning™ Institute. In the meantime, we have created four custom backgrounds so you can bring your favorite … [Read more...] about Plain Talk Zoom Virtual Backgrounds