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Earlychildhood NEWS - Balancing Child-Directed and Teacher-Directed Approaches

Earlychildhood NEWS - Balancing Child-Directed and Teacher-Directed Approaches | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
Earlychildhood NEWS is the online resource for teachers and parents of young children, infants to age 8. You will find articles about developmentally appropriate practice, child health, safety and behavior as well as links to teacher resources and networking opportunities.

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Which approach or approaches do you employ in your classroom? What criteria do teachers use to decide which is the better approach for learning specific skills.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 14, 2014 1:25 PM

The use of Rousseau suggests the topic has been debated for more than a few years.

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4 Essential Steps to Becoming a Transformational Leader

“Ask anyone what they think of when they hear the word “leader” and you will likely get an answer that widely differs from the next. The fact is there is no “o…”
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Jimena Acebes Sevilla's curator insight, April 20, 3:36 PM

4 pasos esenciales para convertirse en un líder transformacional.

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Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“Metacognition (or thinking about thinking) is the secret to and driving force behind all effective learning. If you want your students to learn as much as possible, then you want to maximize the amount of metacognition they're doing. It's a pretty simple equation.”
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 20, 11:53 AM

Well worth reading.

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K & Preschool Teachers: Last Stand in War on Childhood?

K & Preschool Teachers:  Last Stand in War on Childhood? | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“ Kindergarten and preschool teachers everywhere are struggling to preserve play.”
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7 Habits of Highly Respected Leaders

7 Habits of Highly Respected Leaders | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“ Your technical skills might get you a promotion, but it's your people skills that will earn you the respect of your employees.”
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The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You're Making

The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You're Making | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it

From the amount of paper on your desk to the amount of time you check your email, this is what's standing in the way of getting things done.


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Redesigning Education: Why Can't We Be in Kindergarten for Life?

Redesigning Education: Why Can't We Be in Kindergarten for Life? | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“ "The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mindcreators and empathizers, pattern recognizers and...”
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If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“By tracking nearly 800 students for two decades, researchers found that social skills are powerful predictors.”
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Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School

Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“The more time children spend in structured, parent-guided activities, the worse their ability to work productively towards self-directed goals. ”
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Developmental Stages of Block Play - Fairy Dust Teaching

Developmental Stages of Block Play - Fairy Dust Teaching | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“ Block play is such an important part of the early childhood classroom. It provides potent opportunities for creativity, imagination, problem solving, and foundational mathematical understandings. It is something that actually has a developmental sequence to it – like writing or drawing. I love to watch the expansion of block play in the kindergarten. It becomes …”
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Compassionate Teaching: "a hug and a little bit of extra attention"

Compassionate Teaching: "a hug and a little bit of extra attention" | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
As I examined a week ago, while many people anticipate Santa Claus, family reunions, and peace on earth during the Christmas/New Year's season, I await the inevitable worrying, anxiety, and stress....

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 29, 2014 6:55 PM

When children and adults are in safe places, creativity and learning happen more easily. They are more at ease with the world.

 

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Redesigning Education: Why Can't We Be in Kindergarten for Life?

Redesigning Education: Why Can't We Be in Kindergarten for Life? | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
"The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mindcreators and empathizers, pattern recognizers and...
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InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health

InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
The science of child development shows that the foundation for sound mental health is built early in life, as early experiences—which include children’s relationships with parents, caregivers, relatives, teachers, and peers—shape the architecture...
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Study: Two Years of Music Education Improves Reading, Speech – National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

Study: Two Years of Music Education Improves Reading, Speech – National Association for Music Education (NAfME) | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
RT @NAfME: Study: Two Years of Music Education Improves Reading, Speech http://t.co/mLESGSCuww
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How to start a movement

How to start a movement | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“With help from some surprising footage, Derek Sivers explains how movements really get started. (Hint: it takes two.)”
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InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health

InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“ This edition of the InBrief series explains how improving children’s environments of relationships and experiences early in life can prevent initial difficulties from destabilizing later development and mental health.”
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What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? | Mother Jones

“Negative consequences, timeouts, and punishment just make bad behavior worse. But a new approach really works.”
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 21, 4:45 AM

Areally interesting read.

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9 common behaviors that hurt your chances of success - Business Insider

9 common behaviors that hurt your chances of success - Business Insider | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“ Stop blaming your failures on others.”
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10 Things Every Parent Should Know about Play | NAEYC For Families

10 Things Every Parent Should Know about Play | NAEYC For Families | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“ 10 Things Every Parent Should Know about Play http://t.co/rx2mKsPxxd via @sharethis #inquiry #edchat”
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12 Things NOT To Do As A New Leader

12 Things NOT To Do As A New Leader | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“These 12 things will damage a new leader's effectiveness and reputation. Here's the guide to what NOT to do.”
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Donna Farren's curator insight, July 22, 8:59 AM

This post has some great advice - we are all leaders to some degree or another - and this provides some good advice on how to handle yourself effectively as a leader.

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Brain possibly the biggest beneficiary of exercise | Dallas Morning News - Dallas Morning News

Brain possibly the biggest beneficiary of exercise | Dallas Morning News - Dallas Morning News | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“Fitness is directly connected to brain function throughout life, studies show.”
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9 ways to boost your child's early literacy skills without a book in sight | GreatKids

9 ways to boost your child's early literacy skills without a book in sight | GreatKids | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
“Did you know that preparing your preschooler to read can be easy, unplanned, and happen on the go? Here are 9 easy ideas that don’t require any reading or writing.”
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The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy - Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy - Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
The Adult Learning Theory Infographic explores Malcolm Knowles’ Adult Learning Theory, the Assumptions of Adult Learners and Andragogy Principles.

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Developmental Stages of Block Play - Fairy Dust Teaching

Developmental Stages of Block Play - Fairy Dust Teaching | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
Block play is such an important part of the early childhood classroom.  It provides potent opportunities for creativity, imagination, problem solving, and foundational mathematical understandings. It is something that actually has a developmental sequence to it – like writing or drawing.  I love to watch the expansion of block play in the kindergarten.  It becomes …

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Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain

Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
The growing field of educational neuroscience, converging developmental psychology, cognitive science, and education, can help teachers and school leaders rethink how they approach assessments. While some of its initial findings merely support what educators have intuitively believed, it is also challenging many assumptions and providing new insight into best educational practices, especially regarding assessment.

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Vanessa Monell Mercado's curator insight, November 2, 2014 7:41 AM

I want to do a PhD on Educational Neuroscience, any suggestions? Not for the money, but for the learning and helping educators part!

media350's curator insight, March 18, 10:01 AM

Can you explain the rationale behind your assessments?

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Five fun facts about early literacy | Scottish Book Trust

Five fun facts about early literacy | Scottish Book Trust | Early Childhood and Leadership Inspiration | Scoop.it
If you're a fan of facts then this is the blog for you as Tracy gives her top five fun facts about early literacy! (A top 5 early #literacy fact via @ScottishBkTrust: A child needs to hear a word 250 times before remembering it.
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