Monthly Archives: December 2013

Going beyond “One, two, three, four…”: Early mathematics learning in family child care

Children are natural mathematicians. They are born to investigate and explore the world, constructing knowledge and ideas about math based on their own observations and experiences. All Our Kin child care providers play an important role in supporting young children’s … Continue reading

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Why we need a bill establishing the Office of Early Childhood

The closing of Connecticut’s last legislative session left some very important business unfinished: the creation of a permanent, statewide Office of Early Childhood (OEC). After legislators failed to bring bipartisan legislation establishing such an Office to a vote, Governor Dannel … Continue reading

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With new Success by 6 grant, All Our Kin will deepen work on early language and numeracy in family child care

We’re excited to announce that All Our Kin has received a grant from the United Way of Greater New Haven to support our work around early literacy and numeracy with family child care providers. The grant, through United Way’s Success … Continue reading

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How an All Our Kin Early Head Start program supported Lillian and her children

When Lillian first encountered All Our Kin, she was living in the Life Haven homeless shelter with her two young children. Their father had recently become incarcerated. Lillian was studying to get her master’s degree in social work, but finding … Continue reading

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