How Juneteenth (and Other Celebrations) Can Be Meaningful For Your Family

Author:Lindsey Pruett-Hornbaker Published by PBS Kids This summer, my family has been thinking a lot about celebrating. Two important family celebrations will happen in June: my daughter’s (first!) birthday, and Juneteenth. On June 19, 1865, it was finally announced to the people of Texas that all enslaved African Americans were free. Many of us learned […]

The ABCs of Diversity and Inclusion: Developing an Inclusive Environment for Diverse Families in Ear

Source: https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3391-the-abcs-of-diversity-and-inclusion-developing-an-inclusive-environment-for-diverse-families-in-early-childhood-education?fbclid=IwAR3z8IH3oP8KBZut6Wf3HDplM4sF398GzWQHbqvvatKuox_Eg-9knOc-6fY Reihonna L. Frost and Abbie E. Goldberg, Clark University Abstract Early childhood education is a time when children and their parents are learning about their roles in a school. This makes early childhood education a crucial time for developing strong parent–school relationships with diverse families including LGBTQ parents, adoptive families, and multiracial families. […]

Trabajando y aprendiendo en casa durante el brote del COVID-19

Para ayudar a contener el COVID-19, muchas escuelas están optando por el aprendizaje por internet en casa. Además, también se les ha pedido a muchos padres de familia que trabajen en casa. Estas maneras de distanciamiento social son necesarias para ayudar a disminuir la propagación del virus y prevenir la sobrecarga de los sistemas sanitarios. Pero […]

5 ways to help keep children learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has upended family life around the world. School closures, working remotely, physical distancing — it’s a lot to navigate for parents to navigate. Robert Jenkins, UNICEF’s Global Chief of Education, offers five tips to help keep children’s education on track while they’re staying home. 1. Plan a routine together Try to […]

Making Health and Nutrition a Priority During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

There is little doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting every aspect of our lives—from virtual classrooms to telecommuting to early restaurant closing times to outright quarantines. Observing public health measures and reducing exposure to the virus are required to slow the spread of this disease. No one knows how long these virus safety […]

Como hablar con tus hijos sobre el Coronavirus

Esta semana escuché a mis hijos diciendo: “escuché en la escuela que…”, “¿sabías que…?” mientras se preparaban para ir a dormir. “Escuché que al papá de Marta ya le dio”, dijo mi hija de 6 años. “¿Sabías que es la peor enfermedad?” agregó mi hijo de 8 años. Nada de lo que dijeron es cierto, […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

Earlier this week, I overheard my kids engaged in a round of “I heard” and “Did you know?” while they were getting ready for bed. “I heard that Margaret’s dad has it,” said my six-year-old. “Did you know that it’s the worst sickness ever?” added my eight-year-old. Neither statement is accurate, but they were revealing: […]

KCET Aprendizaje en casa

Muchas escuelas del sur de California están cerradas debido al brote de coronavirus (COVID-19), causando que miles de estudiantes no tengan acceso a formación educativa. Como parte de la misión de los medios públicos de comunicación, de asegurar que todos los niños, sin importar sus aptitudes, tengan acceso continuo a recursos educativos gratuitos en casa, […]