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Helping Children Become Citizens of their Local Community

March 29, 2017

This month, the students at Hot Spots Extended Care Programs learned about their home state of Maryland. Here, the education professionals at Hot Spots provide additional information and detail activities that can reinforce this knowledge at home. Through a balance of guided lessons, fun activities and intellectual challenges, students at Hot Spots Extended Care Program…

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The Value in Educating Young Students about Business

February 21, 2017

This month, students who participate in Hot Spots Extended Care Programs around Maryland had the opportunity to learn about money, society and business through engaging activities and lesson plans. During the month of February, students at Hot Spots Extended Care Program had the unique opportunity to create their own businesses. Students conceived and developed organizations…

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Landmarks Around the World

January 24, 2017

This month, the students at Hot Spots Extended Care Programs are learning about landmarks around the world. Here, the childhood education specialists at Hot Spots provide resources and statistics related to famous landmarks around the globe, and explain how you can incorporate this theme into at-home activities.   Many of the Common Core Standards are…

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Read All About It!

December 22, 2016

In support of December’s curriculum theme, “Read All About It!”, the childhood education professionals at Hot Spots Extended Care Program highlight the benefits of reading with your children, and provide suggestions for extending learning beyond the classroom.   Hot Spots’ December Curriculum Theme invites children to get cozy and curl up with a good book.…

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21st Century Enrichment Grant

Hot Spots Extended Care Program has partnered with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools to launch for the first time during this school year 21st Century Enrichment Grants to BCPS elementary schools to fund innovative projects not funded in the school budget.

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