Brownieland partners with the Atlanta Speech School to showcase “The Gift” of dual language learners

Dual language learners, or learners who think, read, and write in more than one language, are a large part of our school-aged population. One in 4 children under eight years old in the US is a dual language learner. But too often, they are not recognized for their gifts of language and culture that they bring to a classroom. Brownieland partnered with the Atlanta Speech School's Rollins Center for Language and Literacy to create a new video to help teachers and leaders recognize the gifts of dual language learners. Continue reading

Brownieland Pictures February Monthly Wrap Newsletter

Brownieland Pictures February Newsletter

Check out our February Monthly Wrap Newsletter featuring Trees Atlanta, Read Right From The Start, and Georgia Radio Reading Service & their Stories for the Greater Good! Learn about Trees Atlanta and how it protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving and educating HERE. Watch the video we produced for Read Right From … Continue reading Brownieland Pictures February Monthly Wrap Newsletter

Brownieland Partners with the Atlanta Speech School to Produce Video for Read Right from the Start’s Cox Campus

Brownieland's long time partner, The Atlanta Speech School, reached out to us to update some course work on the Read Right from the Start’s Cox Campus. Read Right from the Start on the Cox Campus is a professional development platform of research based online courses designed to improve the language and literacy instruction of teachers. The site has users in all 50 states and is 100% free for all.Watch the video featuring brand new work in the Power of Language course. Stay tuned for more to come in the following week! Continue reading

Brownieland Goes Worldwide!

Recently, our work with the Atlanta Speech School received a very prestigious audience. Early childhood center CEO’s from China were shown our “Every Opportunity” and “The Promise” videos which we created with the Atlanta Speech School. The videos had Chinese subtitles added and had the audience members in tears, realizing the importance of the message. Thanks to Walter Gilliam and the Ziegler Child Development Center at Yale University for sharing our work with the world. Check out the videos... Continue reading

BROWNIELAND PARTNERS WITH THE ATLANTA SPEECH SCHOOL AND PNC BANK TO HELP VOLUNTEERS READ TO CHILDREN (VIDEO)

Volunteering to read to a class of children can be a little daunting. You want to make sure you’re having an impact. So what’s the best strategy? Brownieland partnered with the Atlanta Speech School and PNC Bank to create a video to help volunteers learn how to read to children. Easy tips and real-life testimonials from classroom readers allow you to get the information you need to make a difference. Watch the video to find out more! Continue reading

Brownieland Pictures July Monthly Wrap Newsletter

Check out our July Monthly Wrap Newsletter featuring some incredible Atlanta nonprofits! Learn about Grant Park Conservancy and its commitment to the restoration, renovation, beautification, and maintenance of historic Grant Park HERE. Find out how GaRRS improves the quality of life for every Georgian who is blind, visually-impaired, or has difficulty with the printed word HERE.Watch … Continue reading Brownieland Pictures July Monthly Wrap Newsletter

Read Right from the Start Launches Free Video Courses for K-3rd Teachers (Video)

Brownieland Partners with Read Right from the Start

We just wrapped up the first five video courses for Read Right from the Start’s Cox Campus in time for K-3rd grade teachers to be ready for their children on the first day of school. Atlanta Speech School’s Rollins Center for Language and Literacy has partnered with Brownieland for years to create online learning for … Continue reading Read Right from the Start Launches Free Video Courses for K-3rd Teachers (Video)