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The Fort Worth Independent School District is implementing The Creative Curriculum for Texas, which is provided by Teaching Strategies. Teachers from two-thirds of the district’s elementary school are now training to learn the new, child-centered curriculum ahead of the new school year. In this article, Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Isaac Windes discusses the implementation process with teachers, administrators, and Teaching Strategies leaders—and what it means for local children and families.
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New pre-K model is being called more ‘engaging.’ What does it mean for your child?
Teaching Strategies has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2021 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous third-party survey that measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection.
Teaching Strategies has been named to the GSV EdTech 150, a list that recognizes the world’s leading, most transformational education technology companies. Teaching Strategies, which was chosen from among 2,000 venture capital and private equity-backed private companies, is one of few EdTech companies focused on early childhood education to make the prestigious list.
As thousands of early learning programs across the country are preparing for summer and a new school year amid the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Teaching Strategies today announced an exclusive partnership with MarcoPolo Learning, the global publisher of award-winning educational videos, games, and digital platforms for children ages 3-7.
This partnership gives early learning educators and programs access to MarcoPolo School Edition, a new child-facing platform for schools based on its direct-to-consumer app, MarcoPolo World School, which focuses on science, arts, literary, math, and social-emotional learning. The partnership also enables educators to utilize MarcoPolo for Educators, a new teacher-facing platform that provides rich content for the classroom and uniquely connects learning from school to home.”
BETHESDA, Md. (April 9, 2021) ECS today published guidance for policy makers to support remote learning for young children. The guest post on the ECS blog was authored by Nicol Russell, Vice President of implementation Research and Garrett Bauman, Senior Manager of Public Policy and State Partnerships at Teaching Strategies. The article offers 3 policy considerations in the areas of research-based curricula, high-quality digital learning experiences for children, and ongoing professional development.
BETHESDA, Md. (March 23, 2021)– Teaching Strategies today announced the acquisition of nationally-recognized social-emotional learning curriculum Al’s Pals, as well as award-winning digital literature app FarFaria. The acquisition expands on our company’s commitment to nurture the development of critical skills young children need now more than ever, given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
AUSTIN, Texas – November 19, 2020 – The Texas Education Agency today announced the next set of instructional materials – a full suite of resources and tools for prekindergarten – that will be made available to school systems through the Texas Home Learning 3.0 (THL 3.0) initiative. Like other THL 3.0 offerings, these instructional materials are optional, customized for Texas, and aligned to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)—the state standards for what students should know and be able to do.
The need for child care for both young and school age children, who are learning from home during the day while adults work, has thus expanded to more families and large numbers of children across the country.
The Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education has launched a statewide Distance Learning Solution for pre-K educators serving more than 26,000 children and their families across the state. The Distance Learning Solution, powered by Teaching Strategies, will allow for 24/7 access to curriculum resources and seamless communications between teachers and families.
The features include optional health screening questions to monitor child and educator symptoms in accordance with state and local guidelines during the pandemic, as well as a two-way communication feature to facilitate safe pick up and drop off procedures.
As many schools are back in (virtual) session, daily class schedules look vastly different than they did prior to the pandemic. Teaching Strategies’ Vice President of Educational Content Breeyn Mack and district leaders across the country spoke with The Hechinger Report about ways educators can navigate the unpredictability of school schedules this fall.
Teaching Strategies’ new, first-of-its-kind Distance Learning Solution offers 24/7 access to developmentally appropriate curriculum, professional development, and family engagement resources for early childhood educators planning for a variety of distance, in-person, and hybrid learning environments in the fall.
Developed by Teaching Strategies and the creators of Baby Einstein, ParentPal TM delivers research-based guidance and tracking tools to parents who are now, more than ever, faced with the challenges of being their child’s first teacher.
ReadyRosie helps schools promote equity in underserved communities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic by harnessing the power of student’s home languages and cultural resources to promote learning at home.
North Carolina improves transition to Kindergarten moving from the Kindergarten Entry Assessment (KEA) to the NC Early Learning Inventory (NC ELI) powered by Teaching Strategies GOLD® assessment platform. GOLD® enables teachers to incorporate formative, authentic assessment measures, embedded within instructional practices, over time to tailor instruction to students’ needs.
ParentPal™ was recently included in the online publication Red Tricycle’s list of 110+ Online Learning Resources for children.
Developed by Teaching Strategies and the creator of Baby Einstein, ParentPal™ is now available for parents for free through June 30 as families around the country shelter in place
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rapidly escalates, educators are facing an unprecedented crisis. Hundreds of colleges and universities have moved to online instruction, and as of this writing, governors in 46 states have shut down all public schools. According to Education Week, the coronavirus has shuttered 123,000 schools, affecting 55 million students.
Teaching Strategies Chief Academic Officer, Vincent Costanza, weighs-in on best practices for educators and parents during the Covid-19 pandemic in The Hechinger Report article: Stuck at home with young kids due to the coronavirus? Here’s what to do—and not to do.