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New Whole Child Focused Curriculum Extends Project-Based Learning Into Kindergarten Classrooms

Teaching Strategies expands The Creative Curriculum® from Pre-K into Kindergarten; empowers educators with hands-on, investigative teaching and learning experiences

BETHESDA, Md. (April 13, 2017)Teaching Strategies, one of the most widely recognized and trusted brands in early learning, announced today the launch of their new The Creative Curriculum® for Kindergarten. Developed in response to educator demand for resources that support hands-on, project-based learning in early elementary classrooms, the new curriculum builds on decades of Teaching Strategies’ research and experience in early childhood education.

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Early Childhood Education Pioneer Taps Education Technology Veteran as New President

Ashley Mathis appointed President at Teaching Strategies to expand the company’s research-backed, award-winning resources into K-3 classrooms

BETHESDA, MD (January 17, 2017) – Teaching Strategies, a leading developer of curriculum and assessment resources for early childhood educators, announced today the appointment of Ashley Mathis as President. Mathis will be responsible for advancing the organization’s mission to provide high quality curriculum and assessment resources for children across the birth to third grade continuum.

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New Curriculum Brings Project-Based Investigations to Kindergarten

Teaching Strategies expands research-backed, award-winning The Creative Curriculum® into kindergarten – January 2017 release will follow Fall pilot program

BETHESDA, MD (June 21, 2016) – Early learning pioneer Teaching Strategies today announced plans to expand The Creative Curriculum® to provide kindergarten teachers with a research-based, whole-child focused curriculum to support project-based teaching and learning.

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Teaching Strategies Receives Prestigious Award for Innovative Classroom Resource Designed by and for Early Childhood Educators

American Association of Publishers awards Teaching Strategies’ GOLDplus® one of their top awards for innovative professional resources

PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 17, 2016)Teaching Strategies, a leading early childhood education resource provider, has received the American Association of Publishers’ Innovation in Classroom Professional Resources award for their newest digital solution, which supports teachers’ ability to plan intentional instruction that meets the unique needs of each child during their early years.

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Teaching Strategies Recognized for Excellence and Innovation in Early Learning By the Association of American Publishers

May 16, 2016 (Bethesda, MD)Teaching Strategies, a leading early childhood education solution provider, has been recognized by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) for its innovative early childhood curriculum and digital teaching tools.

Teaching Strategies has been named a finalist for two 2016 REVERE Classroom Awards for Innovation. The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos has been selected as a finalist for the Whole Curriculum Award for Innovation. The comprehensive, research-based curriculum provides a strong foundation and rich daily teaching tools to support exceptional caregiving and teaching for children aged 0-3 years, a critical time for development and learning.

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Hatch Early Learning and Teaching Strategies Partner to Provide Teachers with Play-based Evidence of Early Learning

HatchSync powered by GOLD® aligns popular early childhood games with GOLD® to provide insights into the development of early literacy and math skills essential for success in kindergarten.

May 10, 2016 (Winston-Salem, NC and Bethesda, MD) – Hatch Early Learning, the provider of research-based, classroom technology solutions, and Teaching Strategies, developer of The Creative Curriculum® and GOLD®, today announced a partnership to make it easier for educators to capture information about children’s learning through a child’s independent play.

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New Survey Confirms Widespread Technology Use by Early Childhood Educators

Survey of over 800 practitioners shows the vast majority of early education teachers are confident technology users; expanding broadband quality and access to devices seen as opportunities

BETHESDA, MD. (March 3, 2016) – Teaching Strategies, developer of the most widely adopted early childhood assessment and curriculum in the U.S., announced today new survey findings showing that a large majority of early childhood educators have access to some form of technology in the classroom and feel confident in their ability to use it. The organization’s first Early Childhood Technology Survey examined the use of technology in early childhood classrooms, polling more than 800 early childhood educators nationwide on their attitudes toward technology as well as frequency and use.

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Streamlined Early Childhood Assessment Saves Teachers Time and Preserves Reliability

Large-scale study of nearly 25,000 children leads to a shortened option for kindergarten entry assessment for the 2016-17 school year

BETHESDA, Md. (February 4, 2016) – Teaching Strategies, today, announced the release of a new option for kindergarten entry assessment, which reduces the number of items required to evaluate a student’s level of school readiness by over 50% and cuts the time required to administer the assessment in half. The streamlined assessment is based on an extensive literature review that identified the objectives that are most critical to assess during the first few weeks of school, in order to provide a complete picture of children’s development and learning.

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Experienced Educator Takes Helm of Early Learning Pioneer

Kai-leé Berke brings classroom expertise to new role as CEO of Teaching Strategies

BETHESDA, Md. (October 29, 2015) — Teaching Strategies, a leading developer of curriculum and assessment resources for early childhood educators, announced today the appointment of Kai-leé Berke as Chief Executive Officer. As a former classroom teacher and preschool administrator, Ms. Berke brings a deep understanding of the early childhood field to this new role.

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Teaching Strategies Acquires Tadpoles, A Leading Provider Of Child Management Solutions To The Private Childcare Market

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 9, 2015 — Teaching Strategies, the Bethesda, Maryland based educational company that publishes The Creative Curriculum® and GOLD®, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tadpoles, a leading provider of child management solutions to the private childcare market. Tadpoles’ digital communications tools were created to help childcare programs involve parents and simplify operations, improving the quality of care and developmental outcomes for young children.

“We are extremely pleased that this acquisition will allow us to help childcare centers everywhere benefit from Tadpoles’ technology platform that connects parents and care providers,” said Ron Davies, CEO of Teaching Strategies. “We are looking forward to working with Tadpoles to expand our product line with solutions that will strengthen the essential connection between families and childcare programs and support intentional teaching and caregiving.”

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