Category: Pre-K

Pre-K prepares students for kindergarten

Kindergarten Teachers at Arlington ISD Talk About Pre-K

July 30, 2020
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Preparing Students for the Future Starts in Pre-K Pre-K is touted as a great way to prepare kids for kindergarten and kick-start their educational journeys. But who knows better than the kindergarten teachers who see firsthand the impact Pre-K has on some of their students. Here is what several Arlington ISD kindergarten teachers had to…

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Bilingual Pre-K

Bilingual Pre-K Teaches Students in English and Spanish Languages

July 17, 2020
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Bilingual Pre-K Delivers English and Spanish Instruction Where can a four-year-old learn to read and write in Spanish while also learning English and having a lot of fun? The Arlington ISD’s bilingual Pre-K program, offered at 25 elementary schools. “In Arlington ISD we embrace and respect other cultures and celebrate diversity,” said Dr. Jackeline Orsini,…

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the importance of Pre-K

Two Arlington ISD Principals Share Importance of Pre-K

July 10, 2020
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Arlington ISD Principals Stress Why Pre-K Is Important Pre-K is not merely an add-on to a child’s K-12 education. It is a key component that kickstarts the youngest learners’ educational journey. Just ask the two Arlington ISD principals who used to teach Pre-K. Dr. Connie Spence, principal at Kooken Education Center, and Beth Anne Woodard,…

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community-based pre-k

New Partnership Enhances Arlington ISD Community-Based Pre-K

July 2, 2020
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Community-Based Pre-K Expands Partnerships Across the Arlington ISD Arlington ISD’s new community-based Pre-K partnership is a win for everyone. While community-based Pre-K isn’t new in the district, a new three-way partnership among Arlington ISD, Child Care Associates and local child-care centers is not only keeping the program going, but it’s also ensuring the program continues…

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Arlington ISD and Arlington Public Libraries Offer Thousands of Summer Reading Options

June 17, 2020
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Arlington ISD and Arlington Public Libraries Offer Summer Reading Opportunities for Students It’s summertime! That means you get to choose the books you want to read! Arlington ISD libraries have lots of e-book options, and the Arlington Public Library has a fun summer reading challenge complete with prizes. Libraries Closed but Books are Open “Summertime…

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Summer meal plan

Arlington ISD Summer Meals Continue

June 3, 2020
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Arlington ISD’s Summer Food Service Program Runs Through Aug. 6  The Arlington ISD began its Summer Food Service Program from 20 locations Monday. The bi-weekly service will provide three breakfast and lunch meals each Monday and Thursday through Aug. 6 from various Arlington ISD locations. The meals will be provided free to all children, ages…

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Head Start Pre-K PLUS

Arlington ISD Announces New Head Start Pre-K Program

May 29, 2020
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Arlington ISD Head Start Pre-K PLUS Program Expands Opportunities For Students Arlington ISD is excited to announce a new partnership with Child Care Associates to establish the first Arlington ISD Head Start Pre-K PLUS program at an Arlington ISD campus. This new program will bring the district’s outstanding Pre-K programming to even more of the…

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makerspace activities

Arlington ISD Returns With Makerspace Activity of the Week

May 21, 2020
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Foster Librarian Andrea Garza-Santos Shows Us How Chemical Reactions Work In The Makerspace Activity of the Week This week’s makerspace activity comes from Foster Elementary librarian Andrea Garza-Santos. It’s a fizzy, colorful rainbow science experiment! Children will get a kick out of exploring this chemical change with baking soda and vinegar. Ask children what happens…

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