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8 ways to get your kid ready for kindergarten (it's not what you think) - Washington Post

8 ways to get your kid ready for kindergarten (it's not what you think) - Washington Post | Emergent Curriculum | Scoop.it
8 ways to get your kid ready for kindergarten (it's not what you think)
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7) Fine motor skills. Teachers say some kids' fine motor skills aren't as strong because they spend so much time with screens.

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Playtime Develops Motor Skills - charlestonchronicle.net

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Playtime Develops Motor Skills
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From playing basketball to painting a picture to cutting with scissors, motor skills are at the basis of all of our movements.

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Are we sacrificing important skills by letting handwriting go by the ...

Are we sacrificing important skills by letting handwriting go by the ... | Emergent Curriculum | Scoop.it

Writing words and letters by hand allows them to practice and perfect the shapes of the letters, which can later assist in recognition and recall and may also improve the development fine motor skills.


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8 ways to get your kid ready for kindergarten (it's not what you think) - Washington Post

8 ways to get your kid ready for kindergarten (it's not what you think) - Washington Post | Emergent Curriculum | Scoop.it
8 ways to get your kid ready for kindergarten (it's not what you think)
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Play-Based Technology Platforms and Early Learners - Northeast ...

Despite the contentious state of American politics, the need for early learning is an issue receiving widespread bipartisan support. Here in New York, newly elected Mayor Bill De Blasio included a promise for universal ...
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The Role of Play in the Overly-Academic Classroom

Register for LEAD Conference at http://www.gesellinstitute.org/events/ Play is being banished from kindergarten classrooms across the U.S. Learn how this is ...
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