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ReadPlayTalk: How one school district in Texas is prioritizing birth-to-five

Recorded: Dec 1, 2022

Mesquite Independent School District, serving around 40,000 students in the suburbs of Dallas, has developed a successful early literacy initiative powered by city-wide dedication to a unified vision: School readiness and early literacy are vital for long-term success, and they start at birth.

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What the Texas Rising Star QRIS can tell us about quality child care interactions

Recorded: Sep 15, 2021

In Texas, the most recent review of the early childhood QRIS called for a greater emphasis to be placed on caregiver-child interactions. How is Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas using LENA Grow to help child care providers increase quality adult-child interactions?

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Blog Posts (19)

First Book Partnership Brings High-quality Books at Lower Cost

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LENA is teaming up with First Book, a nonprofit working exclusively with programs and schools serving children in need to ensure they have access to top-quality books. Through First Book’s LENA Marketplace, partners can browse a curated collection of bilingual and wordless books.

Teachers, children benefit from LENA Grow Pilot with Teaching Strategies

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During the four-month pilot, LENA technology was used to measure talk and provide objective feedback to early childhood educators in two early childhood classrooms in central Virginia. In one classroom, an impressive 87.5 percent of children experienced an increase in either adult words or conversational turns.

State of Georgia Adopts LENA Grow

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The first of six new LENA Grow™ implementations nationwide, the program will serve 800 children in 16 centers across the state during the first year!

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