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WWC Study Shows Waterford Upstart Effective in Promoting Strong Literacy Outcomes

WWC Findings Indicate Statistically Significant Reading Achievement Effects for Waterford Upstart Participants November 18, 2020 (Salt Lake City, UT) – The US Department of Education’s Institute of Educational Science announced the results of the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) evaluation of Waterford Upstart. The findings indicate that Waterford Upstart meets WWC

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Introducing Your Children to Poetry Through Haiku

Happy National Poetry Month! This April observance is a great time to introduce poetry to your little writer! Teaching poetry to children is a wonderful way to build a child’s reading and writing skills. By reading poetry aloud and writing poetry, children are introduced to the  limitless possibilities of the

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Celebrating Together: National Read Aloud Month

Do you remember being read to as a child? Those can be some sweet memories with parents or other caregivers, snuggling up with a book and reading together. Now it’s your turn to pass on your beloved childhood favorites. And watching your child connect with the same book you loved

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A Parent’s Guide To Talking About Race

It’s just a fact of modern life: we are bombarded with complex realities of race, racial identity and racism everyday. And for many people, the topic can be an emotional and controversial issue that triggers immediate reaction. So, how do we talk about it amongst ourselves, let alone with children?

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