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seeks to help children achieve lifelong learning success by providing access to quality early education and by supporting families.
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Waterford.org May 24
They came to the United States for a better future for their families. Now, Waterford UPSTART is helping their children learn English and develop the skills they need to be ready for school.
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Waterford.org May 23
Did you know that children who are bilingual often have an advantage when learning to read? Here are the reasons why and how you can improve your bilingual students’ reading skills.
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Waterford.org May 22
“To see my five-year-old [reading] with confidence and ease, I know that Kingston’s not only going to succeed in kindergarten, but this is gonna carry on all the way through his adult life.” -Kanesha Bennett, Waterford UPSTART Parent
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Waterford.org May 21
By engaging parents in their children’s education, you can help improve your students’ test scores, increase their self-confidence, and create a positive learning environment. Here’s how you can increase parent involvement in your school.
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Waterford.org May 17
Join on Saturday in Orem for the Utah County Baby & Kids Day. Click the link below for more information on the event. We hope to see you there!
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Waterford.org May 16
Help your kids maintain the knowledge they gained over the past school year! Here are 10 free activities to reduce summer learning loss and prepare your kids for next year.
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Waterford.org May 15
“When he looks at pictures or at a book, he’s formulating sentences, pulling coherent thoughts together to tell you what’s going on in the picture. He’s ready for big school. He’s ready to go.”
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Waterford.org May 14
When focused on a growth mindset, teachers can help students reach their potential and develop a love of learning. Here’s what you need to know about growth vs. fixed mindsets.
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Waterford.org May 10
Waterford UPSTART will be at the Utah Mom Show this Friday and Saturday! Interested in attending the event for FREE? Head over to the Waterford UPSTART Facebook page for your chance to win!
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Waterford.org May 9
We are so grateful for the teachers who helped instill a love of learning in us and who are now inspiring the next generation of students!
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Waterford.org May 7
Donations are not the only way to support a cause you believe in. often rely on those who dedicate their time to fulfill their mission and make the world a better place. Here’s how you can partner with nonprofits to help promote lasting change.
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Waterford.org May 7
We know that some days can be tough and the hours can be long, but we are so thankful for all that our educators do for their students. Here’s some ways that you can help this week:
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Waterford.org May 3
Happy Children’s Book Week! “I Know a Rhino” by Charles Fuge tells the story of a little girl and her animal friends. This is Stacey Barnett’s, a Family Education Liaison, favorite children’s book. Will you read it with your child this week?
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Waterford.org May 3
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) helps children build positive relationships with others. Kids with strong SEL skills are less likely to develop behavioral problems and more likely to achieve higher test scores. Here’s what you need to know about :
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Waterford.org May 3
“Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae tells the story of a giraffe who would love to be able to dance like his friends, but he’s too tall. This recommendation for comes from Sheila Montierth, one of our Family Education Liaisons.
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Waterford.org May 2
What is the difference between an equal classroom and an equitable classroom? And is one better to work towards than the other? Learn all about equity vs equality in education below.
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Waterford.org May 2
“Love You Forever” by Robert Munsch tells the story of a growing love between a boy and his mother. This is Veronica Estrada’s, a Family Education Liaison, favorite children’s book. Will you read it with your child this week?
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How can an online kindergarten readiness program facilitate ? spoke with CEO to learn more.
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Waterford.org May 2
Living hours from the nearest freeway or Walmart has its challenges. For rural Utah families, provides access to early education in the homes of children in the most remote locations.
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Waterford.org May 1
For , pick up “The Very Cranky Bear” by Nick Bland, a story about four animal friends who hide out in a cave and accidentally disturb a bear. This book comes highly recommended by Stacy Wickum, a Family Education Liaison! 📕 🐻
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