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Safe Within These Walls: Preventing aggression in your classroom I was asked to write Safe Within These Walls because I create de-escalation programs. I’ve designed programs for counselors, judges, veterans, child welfare workers, and many other fields. What these diverse groups had in common was that they needed someone—children, clients,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Capstone Connect
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Here at Capstone, we’re always thinking of ways to get involved in our community, and we think our latest idea is one of our best! A local organization that coordinates an annual holiday parade has recently asked Capstone Publishers to create a book-themed float—what a great idea, right? The only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2013 at Capstone Connect
Each year, Capstone donates over $1 million in books worldwide--one recipient of these books is Bess the Book Bus, a mobile literacy outreach dedicated to building home libraries for children and families that otherwise may not have the opportunity to own books. Check out the video below to see how... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at Capstone Connect
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Two pallets of Capstone books, pictured below at our warehouse, are en route to Moore, OK in time for the return of students, teachers, and librarians from summer vacation this week. The city's two temporary elementary schools and its students will have access to over 3,000 books as teachers, librarians,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2013 at Capstone Connect
May 6-10 is officially Teacher Appreciation Week! Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently said, “Teachers are central to every single community in America. Each day, teachers come to school ready to tackle a job that is critically important, extraordinarily complex, often joyful, and, at times, heartbreaking. In essence, teachers help... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2013 at Capstone Connect
April is turning out to be a busy month for Capstone Young Readers, starting today with the Minnesota Child Care Association's conference held here in the Twin Citites. We were delighted to be a part of this annual event and meet with representatives from child care centers from across the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2013 at Capstone Connect
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Next week, Maryellen and I will be attending the National Child Care Association's "Jazzing Up Your Leadership Style" Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana! We're excited to head south to meet people as excited about early childhood care and education programs as we are. Will you be there? Visit our booth... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at Capstone Connect
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If you live anywhere in the Northeast or Midwest regions of the United States, you may have spent a lot of time during this last snow-filled weekend inside. Whether you’re a natural homebody or someone who likes to get out and go, it’s probably wise to have some kid-friendly activities... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at Capstone Connect
Maryellen and I had a busy morning today! First, we had the opportunity to meet with representatives from Room to Read, an organization who shares Capstone's passion for literacy and education. We loved learning about their work with communities in Asia and Africa, and how they use literacy to improve... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2012 at Capstone Connect
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