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Message from the Founder: Or Is It?

I’m barely competent with technology and frequently beseeching my daughters or tech-savvy young people for assistance with what I think are my computer’s “bugs.” It’s demeaning to feel so powerless…
Children reading books on the Story Table in Planet Word's magic Library

From the Founder: What Is Reading For?

Recently the New York Times devoted an entire Sunday Opinion section to the question “What Is School For?” What a crazy question, I thought! Being a former teacher, the mother…
Language Science Station researchers and students in front of the Word Wall at Planet Word

The Language Science Station at Planet Word

The following is a guest blog post written by Dr. Charlotte Vaughn and Hannah Mechtenberg.   In this guest blog, we’re delighted to introduce you to the Language Science Station,…
Black and white image of George Washington and family

From the Founder: Lessons Passed Down

My favorite gift to newborns is, you guessed it, a book, but one that I especially like to give (along with Pat the Bunny!) is any edition of Mother Goose…