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Family Literacy Program Receives Book Donation

Family Literacy Program Receives Book Donation

Weekly Portraits of Calvary Life Calvary’s Education Department has started a Family Literacy Program, and it received a big boost recently.  The Belton School District donated a large amount of books and even delivered them to our campus!  Angie Smith, a current...
What is STEAM?

What is STEAM?

What is STEAM?   The field of education is all about acronyms and abbreviations.  STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math and it has become quite the buzzword in educational circles over the last five years.  In the last decade, student...
Teaching Your Child about Financial Literacy-Part 3

Teaching Your Child about Financial Literacy-Part 3

    Teaching Your Children about Financial Literacy (A Three Part Series)   Part 3: Teens…The Final Frontier   The teen years can be a tricky time: as our children are trying to spread their wings and want their independence, parents still have...
Teaching Your Child about Financial Literacy-Part 2

Teaching Your Child about Financial Literacy-Part 2

    Teaching Your Children about Financial Literacy (A Three Part Series)   Part 2: They are Off to School, but Your Job Continues   When we send our children off to kindergarten, many parents feel that their role as their child’s teacher has...
Teaching Your Child about Financial Literacy-Part 1

Teaching Your Child about Financial Literacy-Part 1

      Teaching Your Children about Financial Literacy (A Three Part Series)   Part 1: The Earlier You Can Start, the Better!   According to Wikipedia, financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works in the world: how someone...
Developing Literacy Skills from an Early Age

Developing Literacy Skills from an Early Age

      Developing Literacy Skills from an Early Age   Is it ever too early to begin teaching literacy skills to your child?  Research would say that it is not.  Parents of infants and toddlers are in an excellent position to begin cultivating a love...