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Lowell Joint School District

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Learning Link

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Contact Information:
Holly Brander
TOSA - Early Learning Specialist
 
Maria Del Cid
Instructional Support - Learning Link
Welcome to the Learning Link Web Page

Welcome to the Learning Link Web Page

The Lowell Joint School District is committed to serving all students.  This webpage is created to support parents, guardians and child care providers in the Lowell Joint School District and surrounding neighborhoods with information relevant to early childhood development and kindergarten readiness skills.
 
Our Vision
To provide assistance and support to parents and guardians with foundational knowledge and skills to support the academic, social and emotional needs of young learners ranging from the ages of newborn to five years old.
 
Mission
To provide PROGRAMS that enhance the development of young children ranging from newborn to five years old.
 
To provide RESOURCES for parents, guardians and child care providers that promote the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and verbal development of young scholars.
 
Current Programs in Lowell Joint School District:
Learning Link
What is it: 
An interactive center for parents/guardians and their children newborn to five years old.  This space will be used for parents/guardians to bring their child and participate in fun, developmentally appropriate activities together.
 
Where is it located:
Maybrook Elementary, Room K2
11700 Maybrook Avenue
Whittier, 90604
 
When is it:
TBD (goal set for October 2021)
 
Interested parents/guardians or childcare providers will need to complete the Welcome Packet and Sign Up Form as part of the process of attendance to the Learning Link program.
 
Welcome Packet, Expectations & Sign Up for Class: Work In progress (Goal set for October 2021)
 
Current Resources:
LJSD works collaboratively with many organizations to enhance our work with families and childcare providers in the district and surrounding communities with children ages newborn to five years old.
 
Ready4K
Ready4K: Exciting news!  We've partnered with Ready4K to offer an evidence-based parenting curriculum to families at no cost to you.  You can receive text messages three times a week with fun facts and easy tips to help your children learn and grow.  Texts include links to resources as well as free events like the Virtual Family Fun Hour.
 
LJSD Young Essential Scholars (Y.E.S.) Newsletter: provides activities, resources and community events targeted for families and educators of children ages 0-6.  
 
First 5 of OC
First 5 Orange County Mission: We envision an Orange County in which all children reach their full potential.  The groundwork for this vision is set during a child's earliest years.  First 5 Orange County partners with many organizations working towards creating and maintaining an early childhood system that families experience as a seamless network of care.  For more information check out the Kid Builders Mobile Application on their website.
 
 
Kid Builders
Download the free "Kid Builders" Mobile App - a fun and free, activity-packed resource to help your children grow up healthy and ready to succees in school and life.  Teach your baby how to stack blocks, look for opposites with your toddler and encourage your son or daughter to say "Thank You."
These easy-to-do activities, right at your fingertips, can help your kids grow in six critical areas: body, health, mind, relationships, safety and words.  All activities are available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.
 
The app is available now free of charge to both iPhone and Android users.  It is also available oline at kidbuildersapp.firebaseapp.com
 
Help Me Grow
Help Me Grow:  Help Me Grow connects children and their families to developmental services to enhance the development, behavior and learning of children ages newborn through eight years.
Click here to access the Help Me Grow website.