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Idea Library - Erikson Institute Early Math Collaborative

Idea Library - Erikson Institute Early Math Collaborative | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
We have a lot of great early math ideas. Use the filter or the search box to browse all the resources we have.
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New preschool gets urban kids back to the land - The Villager

New preschool gets urban kids back to the land - The Villager | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
The Villager New preschool gets urban kids back to the land The Villager Newly opened in June, Elements is the work of owner Shilpa Sethi, who designed the preschool based on both Scandinavian “forest schools” and her own experiences growing up in...
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Investing in Young Children: An Early Win

Investing in Young Children: An Early Win | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
Research has shown that the first years of life are the most important period for brain development, including acquiring cognitive, social and emotional skills.

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Why Self-Regulation Skills Improve Kids Attention and Impulse Control • Movement and Self regulation skills for early childhood education

Why Self-Regulation Skills Improve Kids Attention and Impulse Control • Movement and Self regulation skills for early childhood education | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
Self-regulation, the ability to monitor and manage your thoughts, feelings and behaviors, is the foundation for all other learning.

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Sesame Street: Janelle Monae- Power of Yet - YouTube

Sesame Street: Janelle Monae- Power of Yet - YouTube | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
Are you thinking that maybe you want to be an astronaut, or an author, or a scientist or a doctor? That's great! And maybe you're not quite up to speed on th...
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Never Too Young to be a Terry Foxer! - YouTube

Watch these amazing students put their Terry Fox knowledge to the test. And boy do they know their stuff! Looks like Terry's legacy is in really good hands :...
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Whole Brain Teaching: Amazing Kindergarten Writing!

Watch in amazement as Andrea Schindler's inner city, San Bernardino, California kindergarteners demonstrate all the steps necessary for them to produce five ...

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Charles Fischer's curator insight, September 15, 2013 3:14 AM

Wow! Very impressive!

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Can they write before they can read?

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Teaching and Assessment Tools - Teach

Teaching and assessment tools for early learning in B.C.
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Great assessment tools and continuums for oral language , emotional development, math and literacy.

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Parent information sheets on math,literacy,play and inquiry.

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Landscape-Child-Development.pdf

Landscape and child development  A design guide for outdoor early learning environments.

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Start at page 36 for movable objects to cognitive, physical ,social and emotional learning.

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Reflections on Play: A Resource Guide

Reflections on Play: A Resource Guide | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
NIEER is concluding a two-week blog forum on the importance of play in early childhood education. As we stated in our kick-off post.  “The early childhood field has a history of conflict over means...
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LInks to GREAT articles

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Authentic Learning Series: 15 Classroom Literacy Ideas for Early Childhood

Authentic Learning Series: 15 Classroom Literacy Ideas for Early Childhood | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
In this series, we discuss some of our favorite ideas for incorporating authentic learning and authentic assessment in the classroom setting and at home.

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How to be a nature teacher

How to be a nature teacher | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
Anyone can be a nature teacher -- even if you don't have little kids. Join our Back to School Superhero Challenge! #SuzukiSuperhero
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Using Patterns to Boost Your Child's Math Skills

Learn how patterns can help your preschool or early elementary school student build serious math skills!
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Schoolyards being transformed into playful learning spaces for youngest students

Schoolyards being transformed into playful learning spaces for youngest students | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
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Kindergarteners Who Share iPads May Perform Better: Study

Kindergarteners Who Share iPads May Perform Better: Study | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
Students perform better if they share an iPad with another student as opposed to having one all to themselves, according to a new study. Though…
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SK/Grade 1 split classes no cause for worry, board official says - CBC.ca

SK/Grade 1 split classes no cause for worry, board official says - CBC.ca | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
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Donica LeBlanc supervises early years learning for Lakehead Public Schools.

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Full-day kindergarten creating more inquisitive, better prepared students

Full-day kindergarten creating more inquisitive, better prepared students | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
A new breed of students is emerging from Ontario's kindergarten programs, which has encouraged early grade school teachers to find unconventional ways...
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Math . Education . PBS Parents | PBS

Math . Education . PBS Parents | PBS | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
A parents guide to going to school, including what kids learn each year, learning disabilities, reading strategies and early math.
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Transforming our Learning Environment into a Space of Possibilities

Transforming our Learning Environment into a Space of Possibilities | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
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Why full-day kindergarten has better prepared our kids for Grade 1

Why full-day kindergarten has better prepared our kids for Grade 1 | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
Public and Catholic school boards expand training and workshops for Grade 1 and 2 teachers to capitalize on gains made in kindergarten classrooms
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Local news for Peterborough Victoria Nothumberland and Courtice Catholic District School Board and Trillium Lakelands District School Board.

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Better prepared!

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What is Reggio Emilia? | Education.com

What is Reggio Emilia? | Education.com | Full Day Kindergarten and Early Learning | Scoop.it
The Reggio Emilia approach is a growing, unique form of early childhood education. Learn about it from teachers at Reggio Emilia-inspired schools.

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