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Rendering the Word and the World | Clair Weston

Rendering the Word and the World | Clair Weston | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

Buffy Hamiliton suggests that transliteracy is,

“The ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.”

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Bicycle Buses Let Dutch Kids Pedal Together to School

Bicycle Buses Let Dutch Kids Pedal Together to School | Early Years Education | Scoop.it
It's been said that the most important lessons in life are not learned in the classroom, and perhaps in no place is that more true than in the Netherlands where the act of heading to school is itself so enriching.
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PreKandKSharing: CREATIVITY and WIRE SCULPTURES

PreKandKSharing: CREATIVITY and WIRE SCULPTURES | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

Improvisation, Critical Thinking and Creativity
Sculpture with Wire
(all of the following wire sculptures were
created by preschool children)

 

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Mrs. Poulin's Blog - The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Mrs. Poulin's Blog - The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

Kindergarten is one of the places I call home.

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Moving Smart

Moving Smart | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

Movement is at the very core of how children develop intellectually, emotionally, socially, and of course, physically. Here at Moving Smart™ we foster children’s natural, move-to-learn style, while helping parents and teachers understand the comprehensive benefits of all that wiggling!

 

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hands on : as we grow — hands on : as we grow is about exploring art and creating crafts, embracing energetic play with active and fun activities, enjoying being a hands on mom.

hands on : as we grow — hands on : as we grow is about exploring art and creating crafts, embracing energetic play with active and fun activities, enjoying being a hands on mom. | Early Years Education | Scoop.it
hands on : as we grow is about exploring art and creating crafts, embracing energetic play with active and fun activities, enjoying being a hands on mom.
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Playfully Learning: Box Play Outside

Playfully Learning: Box Play Outside | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

Children learn best through play! Ideas, insights and inspiration on how to accomplish this important goal.

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Little Eyes on Nature: Ko te Ngahere - Our Forest Programme

Little Eyes on Nature: Ko te Ngahere - Our Forest Programme | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

That moment of Wonder is the source of all spiritual growth
- Richard Louv

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After School, After Dark

After School, After Dark | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

play learning life
outdoor learning and play for all

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SAND AND WATER TABLES

SAND AND WATER TABLES | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

Ways to expand and enrich play and learning in and around their sand and water tables with easy-to-make, low-cost apparatus. 

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zella said purple

zella said purple | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

Zella said purple

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Teacher Tom: The Giant Pendulum

Teacher Tom: The Giant Pendulum | Early Years Education | Scoop.it
Reflections on teaching and learning from preschoolers...We experimented with the giant pendulum this week.

 

The basic idea is a foam ball hung from the ceiling with a piece of rope. The idea is to swing the pendulum so that it knocks down a block construction ...

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Time for Play: Robots using Recyclables

Time for Play: Robots using Recyclables | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

If you have been following me for awhile now, you know that my son LOVES to build and create. Mostly he loves Lego's, but anything he can create and build with is right up his alley. He asked if I would help him build a robot. So we looked in our supply of recyclables for what he thought he might need.

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Early Dialogues with Digital Media | Clair Weston

Early Dialogues with Digital Media | Clair Weston | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

"We have to give closer attention to the process of learning through the digital media. The digital experience is much too often exhausted simply in its function and technical form.”

Vea Vecchi

 

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Decomposing Bucket

Decomposing Bucket | Early Years Education | Scoop.it
Earlier this year around the first of December we discussed how things decompose during a lesson. I'm not exactly sure how we got on the topic but it was a great discussion and my class showed a lot of interest.
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Full circle | ELC

Full circle | ELC | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

‘Things about children and things for the children are best known by the children.’

Loris Malaguzzi, founder, philosopher and guide of the Reggio Emilia Experience,

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The Imagination Tree: Small World Play: Construction Site

The Imagination Tree: Small World Play: Construction Site | Early Years Education | Scoop.it
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Learning for Life: Outdoor Play - Risky Business

Learning for Life: Outdoor Play - Risky Business | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

"Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, and snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather." John Ruskin 1819-1900

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Sun Hats & Wellie Boots: Exploring Bricks - Outdoor Play

Sun Hats & Wellie Boots: Exploring Bricks - Outdoor Play | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

Sometimes the most amazing play stems from the simplest of things.

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Brick by Brick: The Power of Yes

Brick by Brick: The Power of Yes | Early Years Education | Scoop.it

thoughts on helping preschoolers and kindergartners learn and grow

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Teacher Tom: January 2012

Teacher Tom: January 2012 | Early Years Education | Scoop.it
Reflections on teaching and learning from preschoolers...
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let the children play: reggio-inspired learning environments part 1

let the children play: reggio-inspired learning environments part 1 | Early Years Education | Scoop.it
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Cristina DiNardo's curator insight, February 7, 2:35 PM

Children engaged in outdoor learning