Fred Rogers’ Approach to STEAM

Most people associate Fred’s work with social-emotional development. It certainly had that at its core, but I always thought of it as dealing with not only that, but the whole child -- or should I say “the whole neighborhood” including people, places and things. In fact, I would often say that Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood offered three basic messages: “helping children...

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Staying Connected and Welcoming Spring

Greetings from the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media. There are beginning signs of spring as the snow and ice melts around us. Spring brings a period of regrowth to dormant trees, plants, and shrubs surrounding the Center and a steady continued growth to the evergreens outside our windows. Our “evergreen” activities at the Center are thriving...

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