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Things We Forget About Kids

Things We Forget About Kids | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it

We like to think we are paying attention to our kids and are in tune with them all, (or most of), the time but sometimes we can forget that when they are grouchy or are behaving in a certain way that there is a feeling behind their behaviour. It may be that they are hungry, tired, ill or upset about something.


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We need to stop for long enough to hear our children and respond appropriately.

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Listen and pay attention

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iPedagogy: From Piaget to iPads - Whole Child Education

iPedagogy: From Piaget to iPads - Whole Child Education | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
We call on educators, policymakers, business leaders, families, and community members to work together on a whole child approach to education.
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Toddlers need treatment for iPad addiction?

Toddlers need treatment for iPad addiction? | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
It seems that some very young humans play with iPads nearly half of their waking day. This is leading to withdrawal tantrums of an extreme kind. Read this article by Chris Matyszczyk on CNET News.

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Margot van Ryneveld's curator insight, May 30, 2013 4:33 AM

It is of critical importance that parents and educators alike take heed of the warnings and avoid exposing their preschoolers to iPads! The long-term consequences are as dire as drug addiction to some!

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let the children play: tips for raising resilient children part 1

let the children play: tips for raising resilient children part 1 | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
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NEVER, EVER forget the critical value of play!

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Power to the Preschoolers - New York Times

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Power to the Preschoolers
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“Spread the word about President Obama's plan to provide high-quality preschool for every kid in America,” twittered the White House on Wednesday.
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Al last - recognition!

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The Pressing Need for Preschool - Huffington Post

The Pressing Need for Preschool - Huffington Post | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
The Pressing Need for Preschool Huffington Post I've written about the need for universal early childhood education before and I'll write about it again.
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This is worldwide need
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Flat Stanley Goes Digital

Flat Stanley Goes Digital | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it

"This year, my second grade team decided it was time to take Flat Stanley into the digital realm.  They decided they want to have the kids create a Travel Journal for Flat Stanley (FS) as he visited a US State.  Here’s what we came up with:"


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FlatFlat Stanley is in South Africa from Canada so excited for first visit

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I've always wanted to do something with Flat Stanley, doing so digitally is even more appealing...

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THE ORIGINAL: Learn Colors by Matching, Learning Colors for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers.

Cute Baby, Toddler & Preschooler Learning Color's by playing a Fun interactive matching Colors Game. Watching this video will help toddlers, babies, preschoo... (THE HIT GAME - Learn Colors by Matching.
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Colours need to be known by all

 

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Preschool Warning Signs

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How do I know if my child needs help? Looking at common areas of concern for children in Preschool and Junior Kindergarten.
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How to tell if a preschool learner needs help to consoidate skills in key areas of development.

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Early Childhood Brain Insights: early childhood education

Early Childhood Brain Insights: early childhood education | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
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The most important educators of all are often the least valued of all. We are the ones that make an impact on BRAIN DEVELOPMENT at its most critical stage - Sat thank you to the ECD educators that love and teach your sons and daughters. 

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Things We Forget About Kids

Things We Forget About Kids | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it

We like to think we are paying attention to our kids and are in tune with them all, (or most of), the time but sometimes we can forget that when they are grouchy or are behaving in a certain way that there is a feeling behind their behaviour. It may be that they are hungry, tired, ill or upset about something.


Via Deborah McNelis
Margot van Ryneveld's insight:

We need to stop for long enough to hear our children and respond appropriately.

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EarlyLearning's curator insight, July 18, 2013 3:07 PM

Listen and pay attention

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Toddlers need treatment for iPad addiction?

Toddlers need treatment for iPad addiction? | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
It seems that some very young humans play with iPads nearly half of their waking day. This is leading to withdrawal tantrums of an extreme kind. Read this article by Chris Matyszczyk on CNET News.

Via Deborah McNelis
Margot van Ryneveld's insight:

It is of critical importance that parents and educators alike take heed of the warnings and avoid exposing their preschoolers to iPads! The long-term consequences are as dire as drug addiction to some!

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iPads for apes? Tech-savvy primates stay plugged in - KCTV Kansas City

iPads for apes? Tech-savvy primates stay plugged in - KCTV Kansas City | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
iPads for apes? Tech-savvy primates stay plugged in
KCTV Kansas City
This is probably not how Steve Jobs thought his iPads would be used. Some tech-savvy apes at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison are learning to use iPads.
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Even animal rights activists should protest iPad use 

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Power to the Preschoolers

Power to the Preschoolers | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
President Obama may have a great plan to get every kid in America in preschool, but nothing is going to happen without an enormous groundswell of public demand.
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Demand preschool funded by government

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Another Voice: Congress should back president's preschool initiative - Buffalo News

Another Voice: Congress should back president's preschool initiative - Buffalo News | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
Another Voice: Congress should back president's preschool initiative Buffalo News President Obama has proposed the creation of a new program that would provide a full day of preschool for every 4-year-old child in the United States whose family is...
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Yes

 

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Preschool teacher wins excellence in education award - SuburbanJournals

Preschool teacher wins excellence in education award - SuburbanJournals | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
Preschool teacher wins excellence in education award
SuburbanJournals
A teacher at United Services for Children has received countywide recognition for a 16-year career of helping children of all abilities reach their full potential.
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Well done

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Towson Pre-School Teacher Injured At Boston Marathon Is Welcomed Home - CBS Local

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Towson Pre-School Teacher Injured At Boston Marathon Is Welcomed Home
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She's gone through ten surgeries, and a real emotional roller coaster. This is the moment both Erika Brannock and her loved ones have been waiting for.
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Bless all teachers

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Five fun ways to teach with tape

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Introducing five fun ways teachers can use tape in the preschool classroom to promote learning and play!

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THE ALPHABET FLASHCARDS.

THE ALPHABET FLASHCARDS. | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
LETTERS OF THE ALPHABET FOR CHILDREN: Video helping Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers & Kindergarten children learn letters of the Alphabet Song, ABC Song, Letters A - Z in English. Video Flashcards of The Alphabet, narrated by a child.
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Fun way to learn the alphabet

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Kindergarten Warning Signs

Kindergarten Warning Signs | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
How do I know if my child needs help? Looking at getting help earlier and common areas of concern for children in Kindergarten.
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 Early identifcation of at-risk areas in childrenr to limit the emotional toll, stop developing behavior issues, and prevent negative attitudes toward school.

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Early Childhood Brain Insights: Let's Use All We Know to Ensure REAL Brain Development is Happening for ALL Children

Early Childhood Brain Insights: Let's Use All We Know to Ensure REAL Brain Development is Happening for ALL Children | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it
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Real brain development only happens if children learn and play in the REAL three-dimensional world.

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Early Childhood Brain Insights: Simply LOVING.....

Early Childhood Brain Insights: Simply LOVING..... | iPads in Pre-school - Avoid like the Plague! | Scoop.it

This really is what life is simply ALL about!! 

 

 “A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it” ~ Frank A.Clark



One of my greatest desires is for every baby to start out life feeling loved! It is what the brain needs most....  and we do never outgrow the need to feel love.


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Children need to feel sincerely LOVED!

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Deborah McNelis's curator insight, April 8, 2013 8:09 PM

I just watched what I feel is an fantastic piece from Nic Askew at Soul Biographies and wanted to share!