• Click here to RSVP • Eats and Education Thursday, December 8th 5:30 pm- 7:00 pm ALLMemphis will be on hand and providing professional development on the science of reading. We'll also be providing a meal, featuring StickEM meat skewers. The session can count towards PD hours for teacher license renewal. Teachers must RSVP, as space is limited.
Teen Girl Talk and Tea God’s PEACH: A Spiritual Approach to Combat Challenges of Today’s Youth Saturday, October 22nd 11:00 am - 2:00 pm As a young lady, do you know that you have value in God's sight? Do you know you can live a life that is pleasing to Him? We're inviting young ladies, ages 10-18, to join us for this interactive workshop. presented by Dr. Andrea Moore. She is a Christian, licensed speech-language pathologist, author and foster parent. The PEACH curriculum is designed where each letter corresponds with attributes to describe Christian youth and a challenge characteristic for each to pursue. Each attendee will receive a copy of God's Peach and their own vision...
Characters of Color: 7 Must-Read Picture Books Featuring African-American Characters... by Ashley Foxx
*Ashley's article on ReadBrightly.com* Classroom libraries and children’s bookshelves sometimes fail to reflect a true reading rainbow. As a teacher, I sometimes struggled to find books that featured a diverse group of characters with rich, varied backgrounds. This lack of diversity has a direct impact on how our little readers develop, especially as they begin to shape their view of the world around them. In fact, less than 3% of children’s books published in 2013 featured characters of color, according to a study by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin. Check out seven must-read books that feature memorable characters of color that your little one will love: http://www.readbrightly.com/7-must-read-picture-books-featuring-african-american-characters/