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We applaud Moonbeams Teacher Denise Brice! Denise has been recognized nationwide as a 2020 Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care National Teacher Award recipient. This prestigious award acknowledges the critical role of child care teachers in providing quality early care and education. On Tuesday, June 30...
They stayed together while apart and it showed! Even though it was put together online this year, PIC After School's annual Spring Gala was a huge success. Videos featuring many talents were submitted in advance by the children and shared on Zoom as a single presentation. The performers played the...
VIDEO LINK BELOW During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. See video below. PIC Teacher Demita Hill introduces science and exploration with this video of an Alka-Seltzer experiment.
Updates & additions ongoing We encourage families to speak about social justice at home. We must show children how to recognize and respond to racism, and have age-appropriate conversations with them even when it is hard. Here is a growing list of resources to help you navigate the challenging times...
a special message from Deb Green I am sitting in such sadness today after spending hours watching what was happening in our beloved city. I sImply don't know what to do with the massive emotions. While the stress and fear over the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly real for all, it is diminished by the...
During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. PIC Teacher Rosa Wright recently brought home three baby chicks. On her Three Amigos blog she regularly posts about their care, the growth, and their antics. From the blog: "We opened our box...
During PIC's closure due to COVID-19, teachers are keeping connected to families in so many amazing ways. See video below. PIC Teacher Brooks Wilson brought his 12-string guitar and The Beatles to morning meeting. He shares two songs he has been singing with his family while at home. Two songs made...
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PIC Teacher Paul Graff shares his love for drawing and puzzles with PIC's After School crew while we are at home. Here is the recently completed Cabin Fever! Pages from his latest work, Confounding Castle, are added below as they are created.
Keeping a daily routine is important to help regulate children’s emotional health. Last week, PIC's Program Coordinators, Kharma Hicks and Jacob Kerner shared "typical" classroom schedules (see links below). Reinforcing predictability through routine helps children feel safe and secure. It's...