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A Smorgasbord of Possibilities: How Maryland Libraries Activate Lifelong Learning for Families

A Smorgasbord of Possibilities: How Maryland Libraries Activate Lifelong Learning for Families

By Carrie Sanders, Maryland State Library, and Dorothy Stoltz, Carroll County Public Library
What does a deliberate and steady pace to help families ...
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Three preschoolers build a block tower together.

Celebrating Your Child’s First Teacher: You!

By Melissa Carey, IDEALS Institute
Parents and families are their child’s first teachers ...
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Young teacher with children playing music in classroom

Five Tips for Making the Most of Music at Home

By Melissa Carey, IDEALS Institute
Music is an important tool to promote children's development and ...
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mother and daughter smile while looking at a book

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Book for Your Preschooler

By Tonya Satchell, IDEALS Institute
Around 3 years old, children begin to crave more sophisticated ...
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Develop Maryland's Child Care COVID-19 Plan using The Build-A-Plan Tool.

Stay Open Safely with Confidence! Build-A-Plan: Maryland’s Child Care COVID-19 Plan

By Kelly Etter, The Policy Equity Group, and Malkia “Kia” McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Develop Maryland's Child Care COVID-19 Plan using The Build-A-Plan Tool ...
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Asian girl smiles while sitting at table with her face resting on her hands

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

By Malkia “Kia” McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
February is National Children's Dental Health Month! ...
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young african american girl lays on her stomach with her hands on a laptop keyboard

Four Tips for Managing the Virtual School Year

By Myisha Saunders, Nanny Share Agency
Setting up a child-friendly workstation can go a long way! ...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. giving his "I Have a Dream" speech and waving to the crowd.

The Top Five Websites for Young Children to Participate in MLK Day

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Students learn about discrimination, segregation, and other critical issues that ...
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COVID-19: Lucy’s Books Series Helps Families and Educators Talk About Feelings with Children

COVID-19: Lucy’s Books Series Helps Families and Educators Talk About Feelings with Children

By Isabelle Rowe, Therapeutic Preschool
COVID-19: Children need to talk about their feelings ...
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