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Children in 33 OUSD classrooms are reaping the benefits of high-dosage tutoring this summer, a strategy that has long been a mainstay of FluentSeeds’ frameworks. Beginning with a short, engaging assessment, our trained tutors work alongside coaches and teachers to tailor their instruction to meet the individual needs of each student. High-dosage tutoring in early...
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WELCOME KAMYE! We are delighted to welcome our new Training and Coaching Manager, Kamye Hugley. Kamye is a former Miami Head Start teacher who began her journey with SEEDS in 2019 by attending our 3-5 Train-the-Trainer program. Kamye will be managing trainings to ensure fidelity to the SEEDS model and uphold our standards of providing...
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FluentSeeds is delighted to announce the selection of our new Program Director, Emily Grunt. After a highly rigorous search process, Emily was chosen as the most qualified and best possible fit for this new role, designed to further strengthen and lead a strong, inclusive, equity-driven team culture that advances our mission to ensure every child...
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FluentSeeds stands alongside our partner, Kidango, in support of SB 1047 (Limón), a bill written to expand eligibility for early learning and care programs to infants and toddlers as young as 18 months and make it easier for low-income families to enroll in CSPP (California State Preschool Program). Early childhood education has been proven to...
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Since March is Women’s History Month we thought it would be a good time to check the status of equal rights for women in the United States. The Equal Rights Amendment, the first version of which was introduced in 1923, has still not been ratified by the required number of states. We’re spotlighting women in...
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COVID 2022 Is it possible to overstate the impact this pandemic has had on children? Districts, communities, families, and individuals have struggled with changing guidelines and it seems that sometimes we’re forced to make them up on the spot. All-important rituals and routines have been disrupted in previously unimaginable ways, creating unpredictability and instability for...
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SERVICE The return to classrooms and in-person events did not materialize this year as we all had hoped, yet despite more pandemic-related challenges, FluentSeeds and our incredibly resilient partners were still able to continue service to children and families throughout the country. Service, to us, means closing the achievement gap. For far too long teachers,...
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DECEMBER, 2021 For some, this year has been a 2020 redux, with continued isolation and confusion surrounding guidelines for social interaction and general unease about the future. Our hearts go out to all who are struggling; Covid and the resulting shift did not affect us all equally. We recognize that we have been fortunate to...
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GENEROSITY Is your email inbox flooded with requests this #GivingTuesday? We are guessing it well may be, because as a teacher, educator, childcare giver, or parent, you are likely to be one of the generous ones, continually giving of your time, talent, and resources. We won’t ask you to contribute more today, but instead want...
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Photograph from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation and Kidango Happy Teacher Appreciation Week We are so grateful for all of our SEEDS educators. The FluentSeeds team wants to express their gratitude for the SEEDS community through quotes and poetry. When asked about what they appreciate about the educators they get to work with, the FluentSeeds Coaches...
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