Early Childhood Connections: Literacy

March is National Literacy month, which is more than just reading a good book. Many people believe that children are taught to read and write in Kindergarten; however the foundation for reading and writing begin long before a child enters the formal school years. In fact, early or emergent literacy begins as a child is … Continue reading

Early Childhood Connections: Happy New Year

Happy New Year 2015! Each new year brings with it new opportunities and approaches to lifestyle. It’s the traditional time to reevaluate and make needed changes in our lives. It’s also an ideal time to begin introducing this concept to your older children. Children ages 7 – 12 years are able to understand the concept … Continue reading

The Power of Giving

The Power of Giving ‘Tis the season to give and be grateful for all that we have. December has traditionally been the time of year that we encourage our children to give to those less fortunate. The concept of charity and giving is a message that we want our children to carry throughout the year … Continue reading

Family Relationships & Sibling Rivalry

Family Relationships & Sibling Rivalry

Can’t they just get along? As the holidays near, it is a question that many parents find themselves asking several times throughout the day. Episodes of sibling rivalry can increase as children compete for not only the attention of parents, but also for the attention of visiting family members. It’s important to understand the causes … Continue reading

While Children are on Summer Vacation, Utah Teachers Receive Training from Discovery Gateway’s Outreach Science Educators.

This week, the Discovery Gateway Outreach Science Educators facilitated yet another successful Teacher Professional Development workshop in St. George. The three-hour workshop, titled: Chain Reaction, provides teachers with tips and tricks for teaching the matter unit. Participates came from as far away as Alpine Utah! Here are a few rave reviews: “Great demo. Excited about … Continue reading

Bumble Bee Bash Opportunity Drawing Packages

Donate $10 to Discovery Gateway, receive a one-day pass (good June 22 – August 31), and receive one entry per $10 donation to win … Ballet West – “A View from the Wings”  Enjoy the best seats in the house with an opportunity to watch a performance from backstage during Ballet West’s “The Nutcracker” at … Continue reading