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Yuma reading corner encourages early literacy

  • early learning

First Things First recently partnered with AEA Federal Credit Union in Yuma to open AEA’s Read Everyday Corner at its main branch.

Dad reading book to young daugher

Preparing for the first day of kindergarten starts now

  • early learning

If you have a preschooler who will be entering kindergarten next school year, it’s not too early to start getting them ready.

family reading with young child

School officials share why early literacy starts well before the first day of kindergarten

  • early childhood

By the time children are 3 and 4 years old their vocabulary, attention and general knowledge are predictors of third- and fourth-grade reading comprehension.

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Gila River Indian Community child care center gets first 5-star Quality First rating for a tribal…

  • early learning

The Early Education Child Care Center in Sacaton was one of the first centers chosen to participate in Quality First when the program began in 2009.

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Raising a bilingual baby

  • early learning

Many parents cite positive research that says a second language aids brain development as a reason to raise a bilingual child.

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Helping boys thrive

  • early learning

All young children need positive, nurturing relationships with caring adults to support their healthy development. But boys grow and develop in their own,…

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As Native American Heritage Month is recognized, importance of teaching young children native…

  • language literacy and culture

This year, the importance of teaching young children native language is being highlighted during November’s Native American Heritage Month.

Male teacher and students looking at a globe.

High-quality early education outcomes extend to second generation

  • early learning

An update to the well-known Perry Preschool study focuses on a new benefit: better outcomes for the original study participants’ children.

Sheilah Nicholas

Keeping ancestral languages alive and relevant today

  • language literacy and culture

Language expert says maintaining Native American languages in early childhood helps to preserve culture and identity.

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