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by Administrator | January 3, 2018 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

There are many important life lessons we want to talk to our children about. Sometimes it’s not easy to find the right words. But what if they were already written for you? No matter the subject you want to explore with your child, chances are there’s a children’s book that talks about it. Fun, colorful, […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | March 4, 2016 | Early Education & Literacy

March is National Reading Month! Of course, reading to young children introduces new vocabulary, but studies have shown that there are numerous other benefits, as well. Reading can calm your child, especially in times of stress. It promotes a longer attention span and improved ability to concentrate. It encourages communication and bonding between you and […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | October 7, 2015 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

  All parents want the very best for their children. For instance, does your dream for your child include high intelligence and being well-prepared to enter the workforce when the time comes? If you’re like most parents, you probably answered “Yes.” But do you have any control over how intelligence and career preparedness plays out […]

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by Administrator | August 7, 2015 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

What better way to celebrate Book Lover’s Day on August 9 than by reading a book with your little ones? We asked some of our staff members to share their favorite children’s book, and we’d like to know what yours is, too!   Jane Hebron – Team Lead, Jacksonville, FL Favorite Book: Dear Little Fish […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | June 10, 2015 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Kindergarten Readiness

We’re committed to assessment-based curriculum. Why is this so important? Since curriculum is what happens in the classroom every day, when it’s customized to the developmental needs of the specific children in that class, it is more effective. Assessment-based curriculum means children are exposed to, and given practice in, those skills that they are ready […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | January 12, 2015 | Early Education & Literacy

What’s the single most important thing you can do to help your child prepare for reading and learning? Would you believe it only takes 15 minutes a day? Yes, that’s it. The answer: Read to your child. Does just 15 minutes a day make a difference? You bet it does. Spending 15 minutes a day […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | October 15, 2013 | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

As early childhood educators, it’s our goal to provide children with skills for success in school and beyond, and it all starts with learning literacy at an early age. When making the transition from early childhood to kindergarten, children who are exposed to literacy education early are more engaged and ultimately more prepared for lifelong […]

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by Administrator | September 16, 2013 | sites

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, now in its eighth year, is an annual reading celebration that highlights the need for high-quality early education in America by mobilizing adults and children to set a record for the largest shared reading experience. This year, children, teachers, parents and more will all read the book Otis by Loren […]

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by Melissa Taylor | July 8, 2013 | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

It’s easier than you think to fill your preschooler’s summer days with playful learning experiences. In fact, with some basic activities, you’ll be providing opportunities for your child to develop, grow, and learn. And the best part is these activities don’t cost a fortune or require too much preparation. 1.    Pretend Play Encourage your child […]

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by Learning Care Group | March 7, 2013 | Early Education & Literacy

We’re honored to welcome Dr. Susan Canizares to our Tutor Time family! Dr. Susan has joined Tutor Time as Chief Academic Officer (CAO) and is excited to lead the educational mission of our school. She holds a Ph.D. in language and literacy development and offers more than 20 years of experience in educational publishing, specializing […]

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