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THANK YOU’S FROM THE MBCAL

Thanks are again in order to the Morongo Basin Transit Authority for their donation of bus passes to get our learners and volunteers to and from tutoring sites and MBCAL activities. These passes make many lives easier, and we are very grateful to Joe Meer and the MBTA board for their support of the Adult […]

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NEW RESEARCH ON BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

Directors for the MBCAL have recently become aware of some recent research that sheds new light on how we learn. Starting from the very earliest age, children need the stimulation of hearing not only words, but many words, describing what something is, what color it is, what sound does it make, for example. Songs, nursery […]

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COMMON (CORE) CAUSE

These days, the issue of Federal oversight of education, particularly children’s education, has come to the fore as the issue of a country-wide curriculum– “Common Core”– has been debated. There are a few points to be made here that touch, if only peripherally, on the subject of Common Core. First among these is the disinclination […]

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MBCAL Partners with Art Urbane for Donations

Shop with ArtUrbane and donate to our cause: FREE tutoring for adults that want to learn to read. For your holiday (or any time) shopping there is a new way to find gifts and at the same time support the Adult Literacy program. The MBCAL is partnering with Art Urbane, an online art and design […]

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