Tag: early education

Toddler Play Group Starts January 21, 2016

| January 4, 2016
Toddler Play Group Starts January 21, 2016

Healthy Steps Presents: Toddler Play Group for children 1 – 3 years of age Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. starting January 21, 2016, please join us for this informal opportunity to share, learn, and meet other parents who can relate to you! The group will provide you with an opportunity to: Meet other […]

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Toddler Play Group Starts January 21, 2016

| December 28, 2015
Toddler Play Group Starts January 21, 2016

Healthy Steps Presents: Toddler Play Group for children 1 – 3 years of age Thursday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. starting January 21, 2016, please join us for this informal opportunity to share, learn, and meet other parents who can relate to you! The group will provide you with an opportunity to: Meet other […]

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Simple Toys Best for Young Kids’ Learning

| December 18, 2015
Simple Toys Best for Young Kids’ Learning

Holiday shopping is in full swing, as is the avalanche of ads heralding the latest learning toys for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. These toys promise fantastic educational rewards, sometimes with a price tag to match. Turns out, the toys that can be most beneficial to children’s learning are also budget friendly. READ MORE about the […]

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Important Early Education Information and Events

| June 8, 2015
Important Early Education Information and Events

The Summer Health and Safety Series is scheduled for June 6, June 13 and June 20th.  See the attached flyer to sign up for one or all sessions to complete training hours. The Flagstaff Festival of Science wants early childhood science activities for families included in the festival brochure.  Please share your awesome science ideas […]

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Summer is Ideal Time to Prepare for Kindergarten Success

| May 13, 2015
Summer is Ideal Time to Prepare for Kindergarten Success

May 12, 2015 • First Things First While most students think of summer as a break from learning, for young kids entering kindergarten, summer is the ideal time to instill the skills that will make transitioning to school smoother. Kindergarten has changed a lot since most of us started school. Today’s 5-year-olds are expected to […]

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Beyond Education Wars – NYTimes Op Ed

| April 24, 2015
Beyond Education Wars – NYTimes Op Ed

“…..But in Oklahoma, I once met two little girls, ages 3 and 4, whose great-grandmother had her first child at 13, whose grandmother had her first at 15, whose mom had her first at 13 and now has four children by three fathers. These two little girls will break that cycle, I’m betting, because they […]

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Call for Presentations – Early Childhood Summit 2015

| February 2, 2015
Call for Presentations – Early Childhood Summit 2015

First Things First is seeking interactive and engaging proposals for the 2015 Early Childhood Summit, which brings together early childhood professionals, stakeholders and supporters to learn, share and grow. Summit breakout sessions present best practices, innovative and evidence-based strategies, research and resources in a variety of topic areas: Early Childhood Systems Building Early Learning Strengthening […]

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Governor-Elect Doug Ducey Announces Education Transition Committee

| December 3, 2014
Governor-Elect Doug Ducey Announces Education Transition Committee

Governor-Elect Doug Ducey Announces Education Transition Committee Co-Chairs Will Advise Governor-Elect On Education Policy During Transition Governor-elect Doug Ducey announced today the formation of a subcommittee on education, with three experienced co-chairs who will advise him on education policy during his gubernatorial transition. The co-chairs bring a well-rounded and exceptional level of experience and expertise […]

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Simple Toys Best For Young Kids’ Learning

| November 27, 2014
Simple Toys Best For Young Kids’ Learning

Simple toys best for young kids’ learning  As we enter the holiday season, we will soon be bombarded with ads heralding the latest learning toys for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. These toys promise fantastic educational rewards, sometimes with a price tag to match. Turns out, the toys that can be most beneficial to children’s learning […]

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Knoles PTO Holiday Craft Show – December 6th

| November 12, 2014
Knoles PTO Holiday Craft Show – December 6th

Knoles PTO Holiday Craft Show Saturday December, 6th 9am-3pm FREE ADMISSION Knoles Elementary School, 4005 E. Butler Ave. (Across from Sinagua) Raffle Prizes all day long CHILD ACTIVITY ($1 donation and the kids can create a craft while you shop!) CLICK HERE for flyer. MORE THAN 70 QUALITY CRAFT VENDORS   ART CANDY SOAPS BOWS CANDLES WOOD […]

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