You Are Not Alone: Building Mental Health Awareness in 2021

By Françoise Lartigue, Ready4K Content Manager A few weeks ago I ran into a good friend whom I hadn’t seen in awhile. Before I could get a word in, she stated “Don’t even ask me how I am doing!” “Okay” I responded, “So how are you coping then?” “Ha, ha!,” she said. “Not well andContinue reading “You Are Not Alone: Building Mental Health Awareness in 2021”

Michigan Family Engagement: Insights & Actions from the Field

Ready4K has been really inspired by the work of our diverse partners, who are constantly innovating to improve service to families. So we decided to host this free webinar to highlight great work happening in a state with many families we serve: Michigan. Whether you’re located in Michigan or not, the speakers have insights toContinue reading “Michigan Family Engagement: Insights & Actions from the Field”

8 Children’s Books to Warm Your Heart This Winter

By Curran Mahowald, Marketing & Partner Success Manager “A book lets you zoom from time or place. But don’t bother packing. You can stay in one place!”  These iconic words from Lavar Burton of Reading Rainbow have taken on new significance in a time of shelter in place and travel restrictions. But at Ready4K, we’reContinue reading “8 Children’s Books to Warm Your Heart This Winter”

SEL & Self-Care for Kids, Grown-Ups, and YOU

We had a great time with everyone who joined us on Dec. 8, 2020 for this webinar on SEL for Kids, Grown-Ups, and YOU. All the resources we shared are available below, as well as sample messages you can share with your families. Messages Families Use Families have told us that these kinds of SELContinue reading “SEL & Self-Care for Kids, Grown-Ups, and YOU”

Social Emotional Learning for Kids, Families, and You

Grown-ups are familiar with modeling literacy and math skills. But when it comes to social-emotional learning, modeling strong skills can be harder. Especially when adults are under stress. In this 1-hour webinar, we’re going to dive deep into the world social-emotional support and family engagement. Join us to explore: Self-care strategies for educators How toContinue reading “Social Emotional Learning for Kids, Families, and You”

Webinar: How to Host a Can’t-Miss Virtual Family Event

By the Ready4K Team Literacy Nights, Family Fun Evenings, Learn-Togethers: your family workshops are critical to setting families up for success. In fact, state or federal funding often requires them! Today’s unusual situation means we’re all learning new ways to support families from afar. And that includes family workshops. So how do you hold aContinue reading “Webinar: How to Host a Can’t-Miss Virtual Family Event”