Its about half-way through the Giving Campaign, which ends December 31st at midnight. The Literacy Campaign for Monterey County along with other organizations in the County were chosen on the basis of their” Big Idea”.
Our “Big Idea”was based on the 17,000 Monterey County kids, in kindergarten through third grade that do not read [...]
This video is part three of a three-part series titled “Three Core Concepts in Early Development” from the Center and the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child.
The short video explains that stress is a normal part of life as learning how to cope with stress is part of a healthy development. However when “…unrelieved activation of [...]
This video is part two of a three-part series titled “Three Core Concepts in Early Development” from the Center and the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child.
This short video explains how “…young children naturally reach out for interaction through babbling, facial expressions, and gestures, and adults respond with the same kind of vocalizing and gesturing back [...]
Experiences Build Brain Architecture is first in a three-part video series made available through the Center on Developing Child at Harvard University.
This short video explains how integral it is for healthy development is absolutely necessary as they are the building blocks for lifelong predictors of: “ educational achievement, economic productivity, responsible citizenship, lifelong health, strong communities, and [...]
David Maradei (Director of the Child Abuse Prevention Council in Monterey County) has a fascinating powerpoint presentation on the link between reading and brain development in children. The Literacy Presentation is based on the Work of Dr. Bruce Perry. Click here
The Common Good Forcaster is the first tool of a three-part series designed to illustrate the importance of acquiring a good education, securing financial stability, and having good health.United Way and the American Human Development Project have created tools to forecast how things might change in your community if educational outcomes [...]
This article republished courtesy of The Monterey County Herald Authur: CLAUDIA MELƒNDEZ Copyright (c) 2011 The Monterey County Herald Record Number: 22217290
Boost for Literacy: New county campaign helps people improve reading skills
The Literacy Campaign for Monterey County wants to encourage residents to reach out to their neighbors and help them polish-or obtain- [...]
This article republished courtesy of The Salinas Californian Authur: Andy Stiny
Monterey County Literacy Drive Revs Up! New director appeals to community at large to get involved
One of four Monterey County adults does not function at a fourth-grade level. That fact and the challenges of reducing illiteracy in a county as diverse and large [...]