Summertime is perfect for breezy beach reads, shaded hammock reads, and bedtime stories while the sun slips below the horizon. Our July book inspirations range from a “beat-the-heat” seashore tale starring some old friends, to an entertaining picture book that will spur even pre-readers to explore the riches of the natural world. We also commemorate […]READ MORE
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We are living in a historic moment in California, with a monumental shift in how the Governor is prioritizing young children and their families. The governor has passed a budget deal that yields more than $2 billion in funding for comprehensive child development services, paving the way for more parents to be there the […]READ MORE
Summer has arrived, and although most of LA’s schools may be on hiatus, the learning doesn’t stop for students or for teachers. What does a child collecting seashells on the beach have in common with an educator attending a professional development seminar? Quite a bit, it turns out: they’re both engaging in important preparation for […]READ MORE
Every year, Child360 honors outstanding early educators throughout Los Angeles County with the Annual Child360 Early Educator of the Year Awards. Nominations came from community members and parents, to colleagues in the classroom. Meet this years’ winners: Graciela Ceja, Ceja Family Child Care – South LA Years teaching: 18 “This is the most important job: […]READ MORE
The long, warm days of June signal the end of school and the beginning of summer. This month we’ve chosen three brand-new selections that put us in a June mood: One showcasing one of America’s universally adored father figures and the timeless lessons he teaches us; the rest harnessing the spirit of summer, (and also […]READ MORE