Archive for April, 2014

The Texas Kindergarten Entry Assessment Project

There is a project underway to develop a kindergarten entry assessment for Texas. As reported on the webpage for this effort, the overall goal of this project is to develop a comprehensive screening assessment which can be reliably administered by kindergarten teachers and is a valid predictor of academic success.  Ultimately, the assessment will be […]

The Week of the Young Child™

Celebrate early childhood education April 6-12 with The Week of the Young Child™. This is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The purpose of The Week of the Young Child™ is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to […]

Autism Awareness

Recent research indicates that 1 in 68 children have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The month of April has been designated as Autism Awareness Month. Also, this evening as the sun sets, the lights on numerous buildings and in many neighborhoods will shine blue as April 2 has been designated as the day to “Light it […]