Same Ocean, Different Boats: Eight* Common School Planning Themes

By Curran Mahowald, Ready4K Partnerships Manager When you sit down to dinner after a long day at work, do you immediately begin to unpack your day to a captive audience of your spouse, children, or dog? Or are you laser-focused on the task of consuming your meal, making eye contact with no one but yourContinue reading “Same Ocean, Different Boats: Eight* Common School Planning Themes”

Reimagining Family Engagement

By Heer Shaikh, Program Success Manager for Distance Learning Over the last 12 months, I’ve had the opportunity to bear witness to the journey of thousands of educators and hundreds of thousands of families. As Partner Success Manager for Distance Learning at Ready4K, I’ve talked to educators who have completely reinvented the learning experience duringContinue reading “Reimagining Family Engagement”

Perfect Recipe for Low-Stress School Data Analysis

When my friend asked what I could bring to her Halloween picnic I texted back without a moment’s hesitation: dessert! I was planning to go dressed as a finalist from the Great British Baking Show, so a beautifully-decorated cake practically was my costume. I spent the week leading up to Halloween watching reruns from CakeContinue reading “Perfect Recipe for Low-Stress School Data Analysis”

How We Build Math Moments at Home

By Françoise Lartigue, Ready4K Content Manager We’ve been trying to follow a chore chart in my house.  I resisted for a while, mostly because I liked the idea of being able to ask one of my children to do something and watch it happen. Talk about a high level of parental satisfaction! Except… that itContinue reading “How We Build Math Moments at Home”

The Mathephant in the Room

By Rebecca Honig and Françoise Lartigue, Ready4K Content Leaders As we get farther into a school year so disrupted by the pandemic, research is beginning to emerge on areas in which students seem to be experiencing the largest loss. Initial findings suggest that math may be at the top of the list. Three studies basedContinue reading “The Mathephant in the Room”

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”