"Mind in the Making" Ready At Five Symposium A Success!

Over three hundred people attended our School Readiness Symposium "Mind in the Making:  Executive Function in Action" featuringEllen Galinsky, Director of the Families Work Institute and author of “Mind in the Making:  The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs” on December 11, 2014 at Turf Valley Conference Center in Ellicott City, MD.

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Help Your Child Explore Our Community with our November ParentTip

From birth, children are exploring their world and learning about social studies. Children gain a sense of belonging and an understanding of the global community by getting to know their own neighborhoods.  To be successful in kindergarten, your child needs to have many different skills and abilities.  In the area of Social Studies, your child should be able to:

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Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs

This December  11, 2014, Ready At Five will be hosting  a School Readiness Symposium featuring Ellen Galinsky, Director of the Families Work Institute and author of “Mind in the Making:  The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs”.  The symposium will focus on how we can keep the spark for learning strong in our children’s eyes, hearts and minds.   This is, of course, what every parent and educator wants for their little learners.  Foremost in this endeavor is cultivating the Executive Function Skills in our children – these skills are essential for school readiness and success.

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