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Effective family engagement can improve all aspects of a child’s development from birth throughout their school years. Maryland Families Engage provides resources designed for educators, child care providers, families, and community members alike to facilitate the best possible experiences for all children.

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Woman sits on a couch with two young boys on both sides of her looking at a tablet
Tap, Click, Read: What Parents Can Do
New America
Parents and families can help bring literacy to their children by being open to new approaches using technology ...
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A mother and her young daughter watch a video together on a laptop
The Three C’s: Content, Context, and Your Child
New America
Become more mindful in using digital technology with young children by taking this quiz ...
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Technology & Young Children
Ready at Five
Technology is readily available and here to stay. There are many educational benefits of the expanded technological offerings for young ...
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Books that Encourage Social and Emotional Development
By Melissa Carey and Kimberly Anderson, IDEALS Institute
Promote the social and emotional development of children through using these fun books focused on feelings, friendship, and differences ...
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Personal Story of Losing a Child to Heatstroke
Safe Kids Worldwide
Hear the heartbreaking story of a father who lost his daughter to heatstroke ...
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Summer Safety Tips
Summer Safety Tips
IDEALS Institute
With June being the start of summer and National Safety Month, check out these tips for keeping children safe while ...
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