Introducing Melissa Fox

Community, by Cab Yau, February 21, 2019,

It is with great joy that we introduce the newest member of our team. Melissa Fox joined the VdM community in January as our resident Reading Specialist. Melissa has been diligently working to support the children in our environments. We are so happy to have her! Describe your educational background.   I earned a Bachelor’s Degree … Continue reading “Introducing Melissa Fox”

Reading Material

Reading, by Cab Yau, January 24, 2019,

Books are a fantastic way to introduce concepts, build understanding and foster attitudes. Building off of last week’s ACTivist presentation on civil rights, below please find some suggested books that may help spark conversation and dialogue with your children. Jazz Age Josephine Written by Jonah Winter Illustrated by Marjorie Priceman The story of St. Louis … Continue reading “Reading Material”

Winter Reading

Reading, by Cab Yau, December 13, 2018,

As you prepare to hunker down for Winter Break, make sure you’re well stocked with books for the whole family. Below is Lauren Knight’s lovely post from last winter on children’s books for this time of year. Take a peek, run to the library and don’t forget to pick a few up for yourself! With … Continue reading “Winter Reading”