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WBZ NewsRadio – Local Nonprofit Launches New, Free Curriculum For Toddlers And Caregivers

Boston, MANeighborhood Villages partnered with Horizons for Homeless Children and others to create a new learning curriculum for toddlers in an effort to fill the gaps in pre-K childcare and education.

The curriculum, called Learning Through Exploration, was designed to give toddlers “playful, engaging, and joyful learning experiences” and support teachers with observation, documentation, implementation, and family engagement techniques as well as children’s literature recommendations.

The curriculum is funded and supported by the LEGO Foundation, along with other partners such as the Boston Public Schools Department of Early Childhood, Horizons for Homeless Children, East Boston Social Centers, Epiphany School, Nurtury, and Ellis Early Learning. 

Brandy Miracle, an educator in one of Horizons classrooms where the curriculum was developed and piloted, commented regarding Learning Through Exploration: “I cannot wait to see what this curriculum does as educators [everywhere] begin to introduce it in their classrooms.”

Read the full article at WBZ NewsRadio