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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 | Scoop.it
SK/Grade 1 split classes no cause for worry, board official says
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Donica LeBlanc supervises early years learning for Lakehead Public Schools.

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8 Things To Look For in Today's Classroom (Visual)

8 Things To Look For in Today's Classroom (Visual) | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago, I wrote a post on "8 Things To Look For in Today's Classroom", and it has been something that has helped my own learning, and hopefully others as well. Sylvia Duckworth, who ...

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We need people who are in the classroom sharing these things and many more with teachers. It is not enough to sit outside and be an expert.

 

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Planning for a Full Day of Inquiry-Based Learning | The Curious ...

Planning for a Full Day of Inquiry-Based Learning | The Curious ... | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
“ Lately I've had the opportunity to work with educators who are either teaching Kindergarten for the first time or are moving from a half-day Kindergarten to a full-day Kindergarten program. I get a lot of questions about how to ...”
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Who is driving the inquiry?

Who is driving the inquiry? | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
Stay with me here. This is not just a story of what we did, but rather a look into how we inquire. I will need your feedback and ideas by the end of this!What we didWe started out investigation of ...
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Struggling with the tensions of student led vs teacher centred learning.  How do we honour those wonderful questions that students have?  How do we use those to guide the learning?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Culture of Yes

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Culture of Yes

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April 8's entry on The Tweeting K's highlights how one kindergarten class began tweeting about their Happiness Project and the power of this sharing.

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Our Kindergarten Journey

Our Kindergarten Journey | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
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A reflective kindergarten team share their own and the learning of their students on a weekly basis.  

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pearltrees • liberamoris • Inquiry based learning & teaching

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Hosting articles, websites and related reading for early years inquiry.

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Building a worm farm | Teach Preschool

Building a worm farm | Teach Preschool | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
A fun way to welcome spring is by studying worms. Last week, we created a worm farm.

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The Three Elements of the Documentation Process– Moving beyond Display to Interpretation

The Three Elements of the Documentation Process– Moving beyond Display to Interpretation | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
Documentation is now in the mainstream of education literature, research and practice. The Ontario government supports the use of documentation in early years settings and this is evident on the OE...

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Fatima Formariz's curator insight, January 10, 2015 5:27 PM

Interpreting documentatîon is key to planning curriculum For students 

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Exploring Nature

Exploring Nature | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
My favorite activity this week was spending time outside with my students exploring nature. There was not a learning target, lesson, or expected "goal". That has been one of the big changes in my c...

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Kari Smith's curator insight, April 23, 2013 9:14 AM

Sometimes trusting in the experience to bring forth the learning is all about the Educator's learning to "let go" and trust in the awe and wonder of children. Enjoy those experiences!!

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Full Inclusion: How Inquiry-Based Learning Levels the Playing Field ...

Full Inclusion: How Inquiry-Based Learning Levels the Playing Field ... | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
“ This is a presentation from the "ETFO ...and still we rise" conference on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 that was inspired by my learning from the Librarianship Part 2 course. I learned to collaborate with team members on their ...”
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Playing is Learning | Early Learning Central

Playing is Learning | Early Learning Central | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
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Early Learning Central, great resource for early learning educators on the importance of play.

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Inquiryingkids (34_sma) on Twitter

Inquiryingkids (34_sma) on Twitter | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
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Grade 3/4 class at St. Mary of the Angels sharing their questions and possible answers through twitter.

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WizIQ Recordor: Create, Share Powerful Video Lectures for Flipped Classroom

WizIQ Recordor: Create, Share Powerful Video Lectures for Flipped Classroom | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
We have launched WizIQ Recordor: an amazing lecture-recording software designed exclusively for your teaching needs.

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The Three Elements of the Documentation Process– Moving beyond Display to Interpretation

The Three Elements of the Documentation Process– Moving beyond Display to Interpretation | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
Documentation is now in the mainstream of education literature, research and practice. The Ontario government supports the use of documentation in early years settings and this is evident on the OE...

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Interpreting documentatîon is key to planning curriculum For students 

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Natural Curiosity Newsletter!

Natural Curiosity Newsletter! | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
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check out this month's newsletter for some suggested read aloud titles that encourage provocations.

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Early years' pedagogy

Early years' pedagogy | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
The importance of education in a child’s early years has long been identified by researchers as significant not only to a child’s disposition to learning, but also to future academic success, workp...

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Author Study and Book Choices for 2014

Author Study and Book Choices for 2014 | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
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Global read aloud is for kindergarten students too.  They participate in author studies.  Check out this year's choices and register your class to participate in October.

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Where the Wild Things Are; Adventures in Outdoor Kindergarten

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Great blog, adventures of an outdoor kindergarten.

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The Inquiry Approach to Learning - Early Learning

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Information about Early Learning for Kindergarten
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Great ideas and examples of inquiries undertaken.

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Leading the Reggio Way: A Profile of a Pedagogical Leader

Leading the Reggio Way: A Profile of a Pedagogical Leader | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
What is a Pedagogical Leader? Kagan and Bowman (1997) describe a PEDAGOGICAL LEADER as someone who: Recognizes that the core of early learning is to ensure quality of the day-to-day lives of the pa...

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Big Ideas

Big Ideas | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
Loose Parts ...the Beautiful Stuff of Childhood As long as materials can be moved, redesigned, put together and taken apart in a variety of ways, they are classified as loose parts. When Nicholson ...

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Diane Kashin's curator insight, February 26, 2013 7:51 AM

join the discussion on loose parts as a big idea in professional learning for Reggio inspired practice

Kari Smith's curator insight, February 27, 2013 12:46 PM

Learning with simple materials .... an awesome observation moment as an Educator.

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The image of the teacher: rich, competent, theory builder

The image of the teacher: rich, competent, theory builder | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it

The image of the child in the Reggio Emilia approach is one of a rich, competent, capable theorybuilder. This construct could be the image of the teacher as well, but to accept this image we must f...


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Kari Smith's curator insight, May 2, 2013 9:57 AM

We are attending to our image of the learner and our own practice to see how they align. This is part of the process of reflective practice. 

Kari Smith's curator insight, July 5, 2013 3:16 PM

A musT read! When was the last time you have had a moment to really articulate this??

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ReadWorks.org | Physical Science Passages

ReadWorks.org | Physical Science Passages | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
You’ll love this research-based reading comprehension curriculum. Check out ReadWorks.org!
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Good resource for short reading passages on a variety of topics and text types.  

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Marla McLean, Atelierista » The Intent, the Process, and the Beauty

Marla McLean, Atelierista » The Intent, the Process, and the Beauty | Full Day kindergarten | Scoop.it
School Within School
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Creating beauty through practice and exploration.

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