An in-depth look at Philadelphia’s early education landscape at a critical moment

“We understand that if students see themselves valued, reflected, and honored in books and learning experiences that we provide them, they’re more likely to learn.”
This veteran preschool teacher spoke with Chalkbeat Philadelphia about teaching preschoolers to share, common misconceptions about early learners, and more.
Many educators and advocates agree that parental involvement is key in early learners’ development — even more so after nearly two years of disrupted learning.
Olga Rosario, is a dual-language kindergarten teacher at Lewis Elkin Elementary School in Kensington. This school year, she is closely observing the development of early learners .
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