The Early Childhood Education Center at Louisiana Tech University is one of only three centers in north Louisiana to have recently earned full accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, one of the nation’s premier accrediting bodies for early childhood education programs.
Those walking into a classroom earlier this month at Ruston Junior High School might have thought it was for any other subject than math.
Students were gathered in groups, writing on small whiteboards and talking about things such as cleaning supplies and cheese.
These students were part of an onsite coaching lesson for their teachers. Mike Stevens, a Math Solutions OnSite Coach, visited two RJHS teachers to help train them how to use new interactive teaching methods. Financing for this training is provided through a grant from the Gates Foundation.
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What you will need: A steel putty knife; a heavy duty vacuum; a brass bristle barbecue brush; plus cleaning supplies including a degreaser for heavy grime, a glass cleaner with ammonia for exterior cleaning and stainless steel cleaner/polish for finishing touches.
The Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Parish Library had another successful year.
Library Director Vivian McCain was to release statistics on the number of participants involved during the recent Library Board of Control Meeting, but was unable to.
She released to statistics in a email to the Leader and board members earlier this week.
For the children’s program, more than 23,000 children’s materials were checked out. The number of children attending the 115 programs offered was 4,937.
Of the original 716 children who participated in the program, 378 completed it.