By Rebecca Honig, Ready4K director of content This blog post has ONE purpose: TO INSPIRE YOU TO PLAY. This blog post writer is going to try many tactics to get you to play. She’s going to pull out all the stops. If this blog post falls short and does NOT inspire you to play, thisContinue reading “Benefits of Play (for Grown-Ups)”
When the weight of the world is heavy, it can feel hard to know where and how to place your feet to take a stand. This past year there has been a surge of racially fueled hate crimes and racially motivated harassment. The tragedy in Atlanta has brought about an awareness and understanding of theContinue reading “On Finding Footing”
By Fran Lartigue, Content Manager A: When he’s a burrito! When my son was in kindergarten he would wrap himself in a blanket and proclaim that he was a “burrito” and I should come and eat him up. The first time he did this I smothered him in hot sauce and gobbled him up –Continue reading “When is a Kindergartener not a Kindergartener?”
By Rebecca Honig, Director of Content & Curriculum “Once upon a time…” I still get goose bumps when I hear that phrase. It means something magical is about to happen. It means I’m about to get transported to a far-off place or a time long ago. It means a story is beginning. As a child,Continue reading “The Power of a Story”
By Maya Sussman, Director of Product My inbox is like a journey through my own great intentions. 12 heart-healthy fall recipes Best hikes on the West Coast Your Personal Trainer is Waiting! Great offers are everywhere. The problem is that these offers often backfire. Instead of taking action, I end up feeling overwhelmed by allContinue reading “Beyond Good Intentions: Lessons Learned for Inspiring Family Engagement”
Building math muscles can be fun and easy! Parents tell us they feel empowered when they see how simple it can be to turn everyday moments into teachable moments. We invite you to share these Ready4K math messages with your birth-4th grade families. Download to post in your social feeds, send in emails, or sendContinue reading “Shareable Math Messages”
By Maya Sussman, director of product I almost didn’t see the little girl on her Strider, sliding down the hill. I was so focused on my plan for getting up this steep hill, dodging kids just wasn’t on my radar. Thankfully, while I was panicking, she gave herself another scoot, propelling her bike in aContinue reading “An End to the Plan-ic”
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Like much of the nation, we are gripped by feelings of hurt and anger in the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other members of the black community. In solidarity with black families, educators and community members, we are committed to listening, learning, growing and actingContinue reading “A Message on Racial Injustice”