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  • Speaking for Children 05/27/10 - Video
    Speaking for Children: Teaching Children Math, Part 3
    In this third segment in a series of five focused on math and early childhood development, Dr. Cathy Grace discusses how parents and caregivers can begin teaching basic math and one-to-one correspondence to preschoolers using simple household objects.
  • Speaking for Children 05/20/10 - Video
    Speaking for Children: Teaching Children Math, Part 2
    A recent study indicates America’s students have fallen behind their international peers in math skills and testing. In this second segment in a series of five focused on math and early childhood development, Dr. Cathy Grace discusses how parents and caregivers can begin teaching basic geometry to children at an early age while traveling by using road signs.
  • 05/10/10 - Photo
    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Visits CDF Freedom Schools® site in New Orleans
    A slideshow of photos from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's visit to a CDF Freedom Schools® site in New Orleans.
  • 05/08/10 - Video
    Secretary Duncan Visits CDF Freedom Schools® site in New Orleans
    One in 50 teachers today are African-American males. In an effort to raise awareness and increase minorities’ involvement in schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited a CDF Freedom Schools® site in New Orleans last week to moderate a roundtable of black and Latino young adults who after serving as interns at a CDF Freedom Schools ® site in their local communities went on to become teachers.
  • 05/06/10 - Video
    Speaking for Children: Teaching Children Math, Part 1
    A recent study indicates America’s students have fallen behind their international peers in math skills and testing. In this first segment in a series of five focused on math and early childhood development, Dr. Cathy Grace discusses how parents and caregivers can begin teaching math to children at an early age using simple household tasks.
  • Dr. Dorothy Height 04/30/10 - Video
    Maggie Williams introduces Dr. Dorothy Height, September 1994
    Maggie Williams, former chief of staff to First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, talks about her relationship and admiration for the late Dr. Dorothy Height during the opening weekend of the CDF Haley Farm in September 1994.
  • 04/29/10 - Photo
    2010 Dallas Beat the Odds® Awards Luncheon
    On April 14, 2010, CDF-Texas hosted its first ever Beat the Odds scholarship awards in Dallas at the Tower Club honoring extraordinary youth in the Dallas area. View photos of the VIP reception.
  • Speaking for Children: Spending Quality Time Outdoors 04/21/10 - Video
    Speaking for Children: Spending Quality Time Outdoors
    In the second segment of “Speaking for Children”, Dr. Cathy Grace, Director of Early Childhood Development at CDF, discusses the benefits of spending quality time outdoors with young children.
  • Speaking for Children: Good Citizenship 04/09/10 - Video
    Speaking for Children: Good Citizenship
    Dr. Cathy Grace, Director of Early Childhood Development at the Children’s Defense Fund, has produced a series of video segments entitled “Speaking for Children,” which provide tips and strategies for parents and caregivers on the development of young children. Having originally aired on Dr. Grace’s local NBC affiliate, WTVA (Tupelo, Mississippi), the segments will be featured each week on the CDF Early Childhood Development webpage. This first segment focuses on developing good citizenship habits in young children.
  • Marian Wright Edelman Library Dedication 03/30/10 - Photo
    Marian Wright Edelman Public Library Dedication
    Ceremonies and events from the Marian Wright Edelman Public Library dedication.

 

 

 

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