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This State-Of-The-Art Preschool Looks Like The One You Probably Went To. Why Is It Unusual Now?

This State-Of-The-Art Preschool Looks Like The One You Probably Went To. Why Is It Unusual Now? | Early Learning | Scoop.it
If you're over 25 and went to preschool, you probably spent that time in the blocks corner or with the dress-up box. You learned to follow directions, share stuff, and wait your turn. There was probably a snack and a nap, and then you went home.
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What Your Child Will Learn in a Preschool Curriculum

Your little one is turning into her own person more and more everyday, and this will only continue to grow once she begins her preschool education! Her social skills are going to go through...
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12 Preschool Science Experiments

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12 Preschool Science Experiments - Kids Activities Blog (12 Preschool Science Experiments - Kids Activities Blog http://t.co/EL2qP15e5J)
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6 Preschool Pros for Kids | Parenting - Genius Pregnancy

6 Preschool Pros for Kids | Parenting - Genius Pregnancy | Early Learning | Scoop.it
First and foremost, preschool keeps your child safe and secure, wrapped in care, and that's good to know! What's more, it is intended to get the tiny students.
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Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education

Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Welcome! This post includes over 20 Amazing Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education! (This post includes over 20 Amazing Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education!
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Children need more play and less formal learning, education experts warn - Courier Mail

Children need more play and less formal learning, education experts warn - Courier Mail | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Children need more play and less formal learning, education experts warn Courier Mail Advocates of play-based learning, where teachers discreetly guide and observe students through play activities, say it builds the social and communication skills...
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Dr Thomas A Swift Elementary School

Dr Thomas A Swift Elementary School | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Thomas Swift Elem School's learn + play outdoor education garden: http://t.co/cvl6zkwcCY #greenschool #Abbotsford http://t.co/4vi2GzzWBM
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Research and Advocacy | Alliance for Childhood

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great wealth of resources

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What Does 'High-Quality' Preschool Look Like?

You might be surprised to learn that, of all 50 states, the one that spends the most money on public preschool is Oklahoma. And researchers at Georgetown Uni...
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Preschoolers Outsmart College Students In Figuring Out Gadgets

Preschoolers Outsmart College Students In Figuring Out Gadgets | Early Learning | Scoop.it
When researchers asked young children to figure out an experiment using cause and effect, they did a much better job than young adults. That may be because their thinking is more flexible and fluid.

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"Outsmart" is the wrong word - flexible and fluid are better.

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Pediatricians Call for Engagement in Early Reading

Pediatricians Call for Engagement in Early Reading | Early Learning | Scoop.it
The American Academy of Pediatrics clarifies its advice on early reading for parents.
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Early Childhood Education: Constructive Learning Environments

There is much about Reggio Emilia approach that distinguishes it from other efforts to define best practices in early childhood education. Much of the worldw...
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Best Practices in Early Childhood Education (Teaching Channel Video Series)

Find the whole series on Best Practices in Early Childhood Education here - https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2013/11/13/video-playlist-early-education/ T...
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30 iPad Apps for Early Childhood Education

30 iPad Apps for Early Childhood Education | Early Learning | Scoop.it
This list of 30 iPad Apps for Early Childhood Education was originally posted on Early Childhood Education Degrees. TWA has reviewed a number of the apps included.

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Elementary Montessori Education 101 - Starwood Montessori, Frisco ...

Elementary Montessori Education 101 - Starwood Montessori, Frisco ... | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Few things are as important as your child's education. Success in school starts at the elementary level, where students learn the skills that they will rely on.
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Interaction Imagination: A visit to Boulder Sunflower Preschool.

Interaction Imagination: A visit to Boulder Sunflower Preschool. | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting Sunflower Preschool Boulder and being shown around by its director Debbie King Ellman (You can check out the preschool on FB by clicking here). After two weeks in Boulder it is easy ...
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Education, Teaching & Language

Education, Teaching & Language | Early Learning | Scoop.it
By David Deubelbeiss | A reader featuring all the latest news, research & resources for teachers. (Early edition of my weekly reader. Full of the best articles - don't miss a thing!
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Teaching 4-Year-Olds To Feel Better - NPR (blog)

Teaching 4-Year-Olds To Feel Better - NPR (blog) | Early Learning | Scoop.it
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Teaching 4-Year-Olds To Feel Better
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According to a large national study just released, it's possible to teach kids in preschool to give better answers to that question — not only when asked by a researcher, but in real life.
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Social and emotional traing is a core component to an excellent early learning program. 

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Fitchburg kindergarteners improve fluency - Worcester Telegram

Fitchburg kindergarteners improve fluency - Worcester Telegram | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Fitchburg kindergarteners improve fluency
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When students are not struggling with reading fluency, they can focus on reading comprehension, or understanding of the words they read.
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A tough critique of Common Core on early childhood education

A tough critique of Common Core on early childhood education | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Two early childhood experts argue that the Common Core Standards ignore research on child development.

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10 Educational iPad Apps For A Well-Rounded Elementary Curriculum

10 Educational iPad Apps For A Well-Rounded Elementary Curriculum | Early Learning | Scoop.it

"The Education category of the App Store features an overwhelming number of apps, great for both parents and teachers.

Each subject search displays a diverse and colorful selection of apps to cover just about anything you’ll be adding to your digital curriculum. However, with so many choices, it’s hard to discern a download-worthy app from the next. (A simple search for math apps yielded well over 200 results.) Here is a list of educational iPad apps by subject matter that you may not have heard of before, but are certainly worth a look."


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Handbook of research-based practice in early education | Cubberley ...

Handbook of research-based practice in early education | Cubberley ... | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Handbook of research-based practice in early education. Featured Queue: Don't Queue. Research Based Early. Publication Type: Book. Authors: Reutzel,D. Ray. Source: New Directions paperbook ; 1253 (2013).
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Countdown to ISTE 13: Preschool / early childhood education blogs ...

Countdown to ISTE 13: Preschool / early childhood education blogs ... | Early Learning | Scoop.it
If you were asked to nominate a very short list of blogs for preschool/early childhood educators to read / subscribe to, what would you share? Please submit to the list! (there's a form at the end of this post).
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You have to click on the link that says results

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Early childhood education and childcare are not synonymous. - NEST

Early childhood education and childcare are not synonymous. - NEST | Early Learning | Scoop.it
Early childhood education and childcare are not synonymous. As national and local awareness grows about the importance of the earliest years of a child's life in creating a strong foundation for future success, it is important that we understand ...
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The Science of Early Childhood Development

This video from the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University (developingchild.harvard.edu) features Center Director Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., profe...
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