For many families, the summer brings fun as well the need to plan ahead for fall! If you are the adult of a four year old, then the Great Start Readiness Program may be the perfect fit for your child’s early education. This no cost preschool for eligible four year old children is funded by the state and available across… Read More »Finding High Quality Preschool
Wayne RESA - GSRP
Great Start Readiness Program is a Michigan state-funded preschool program for four-year-old children with factors which may place them at risk of educational failure. The program is administered by the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start. Funding is allocated to Wayne RESA to administer the program locally. These blogs were developed and funded under a grant awarded by the Michigan Department of Education. Research on preschool programs and specific research on GSRP indicates that children provided with a high-quality preschool experience show significant positive developmental differences when compared to children from the same backgrounds who did not attend a high-quality preschool program.
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5 Tips for Reading Aloud with Young Children
If a child is read to 30 minutes a day beginning at birth, then they will have approximately 900 hours of reading by age 5! Experts have linked higher success in school as well as in life to daily reading practices. Wayne County GSRP teachers and families have contributed to our cause by sharing these top 10 resources, tips and… Read More »10 Ways to Celebrate Reading Month in the Classroom and Out!
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What will schools look like in the fall? Mike Latvis, Executive Director of Legislative Affairs, Wayne RESA answers some of your questions.
“Ramadan is the time for family” and together, with our loved ones, we share meals, practice patience, recite the Holy Quran, pray, reflect, and give back. Read about how to support friends, family, co-workers and others in their observance of Ramadan.
Subitizing is the ability to “see” a small amount and know “how many” there are instantly without counting. Develop number sense with your preschooler.
Active music making boosts the immune system. Drums should be a part of the accessible materials in your child’s early childhood classroom every day.