World Music for Children comes to Harrisonburg

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Explore More Discovery Museumand Arts Council of the Valley are teaming up to present award-winning children’s performer Daria Marmaluk-Hajioannou on Saturday, November 8.

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October 22, 2014

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of July

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of July, is exhibiting the works of SVAC member artists, in an exhibition judged by Jim Sconyers, Jr., Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, Mary Baldwin College. Artists selected by Sconyers for recognition are: Sue Rosen, Best in Show, Jane Tressel, second place, William Reed, third place and six additional artists received honorable mention awards. The art center is proud that it is a community based organization that showcases and supports its talented members with this annual exhibition. The collection of artwork will feature the artists’ major works in a variety of media. Please include a visit to the art center in your summer schedule.

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July 2, 2014

Paws to Read – Summer Reading Continues through July

United States CongressThe Augusta County Library system is hosting a summer reading program for children ages birth to 18 now through July 31. The program includes prizes for hours read and a series of weekly programs with the theme Paws to Read. The program’s mascot is Rocket, the dog featured in the award winning and bestselling children’s books by Tad Hills.

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June 28, 2014

Paws to Read Encourages Summer Reading

United States CongressThe Augusta County Library system is hosting a summer reading program for children ages birth to 18 now through July 31. The program includes prizes for hours read and a series of weekly programs with the theme Paws to Read. The program’s mascot is Rocket, the dog featured in the award winning and bestselling children’s books by Tad Hills.

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June 11, 2014

Explore More Discovery Museum

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June 4, 2014

Doctor’s New Book Offers Children an Entertaining Way To Learn the Fundamentals of Good Nutrition

Griffin the Dragon has returned for a third appearance in Dr. Ken Mask’s most recent illustrated children’s book, this time showing his friends how and why to eat healthy — with an eye on the growing problem of child obesity.

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March 12, 2014

Early Childhood Literacy: actionable teaching

The federally-funded National Early Literacy Panel (NELP) Report (January 2009) analyzed hundreds of studies published in peer-reviewed research journals in order to determine what matters in early literacy instruction. The report showed that to improve early literacy skills and outcomes in all children, administrators, curriculum developers, and early literacy specialists must work to strengthen practices and change the way literacy is addressed in early education. However the report’s findings could be deemed as too complex for practical application by literacy educators, and newer research on literacy instruction conducted since the publication of the report offers additional ways to strengthen practice and improve outcomes for all children. (more…)

September 11, 2012

Summer camps for kids

Explore More summer camp for kids

April 8, 2012