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9 Investigates: Senator says kindergarten testing law misinterpreted - WFTV Orlando

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9 Investigates: Senator says kindergarten testing law misinterpreted WFTV Orlando Orange County Public Schools said supervisors with the Florida Department of Education required them to prepare assessments for every subject in kindergarten, which...
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Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain

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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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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, October 29, 3:51 PM

Assessments-- high stakes testing in particular, have changed the learning environments of classrooms across the country. 


This insightful article may help everyone gain a better understanding of what the research says about teaching and learning.

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

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Five fun facts about early literacy | Scottish Book Trust

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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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The Benefits of Inquiry-Based Learning

“ This video highlights the Benefits of Inquiry-Based Learning. It was created for the Inspiring Science Education Project as part of a series of videos to pro...”


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Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified

Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
It's not because they lack confidence.
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Staples: Key to better education is more expert teachers: researcher - Edmonton Journal

Staples: Key to better education is more expert teachers: researcher - Edmonton Journal | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
Edmonton Journal Staples: Key to better education is more expert teachers: researcher Edmonton Journal Hattie says there's far too much focus on things that will do little to improve student success — such as reducing class size, focusing on...
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5 Things I Don't Want My Daughter to Learn in Kindergarten - Huffington Post

5 Things I Don't Want My Daughter to Learn in Kindergarten - Huffington Post | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
5 Things I Don't Want My Daughter to Learn in Kindergarten
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My daughter, my "baby" girl, is heading off to kindergarten.
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5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
Asking a question can be a scary step into the void. How do you create a culture of using questioning in the classroom?
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Teacher home visits ease kindergarteners' fears of first day of school

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All five kindergarten teachers at Union’s Rosa Parks Elementary set out early Tuesday to visit their students’ homes. School starts Aug. 20.
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Can Music Offset The Rich Kid/Poor Kid Academic Achievement Gap?

Can Music Offset The Rich Kid/Poor Kid Academic Achievement Gap? | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
Disadvantaged children who learn to sing or to play a musical instrument show gains in their mental function and in turn they are able to better develop their reading and language skills.
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Qualities of Visionary Leaders - Creative Leader

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Qualities of visionary leaders include imagination, persistence, conviction. Visionary leaders have mastered the art of visionary thinking.
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100 Homemade Play Dough Recipes - Kids Activities Blog

100 Homemade Play Dough Recipes - Kids Activities Blog | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
We love this collection of play dough recipes!  It’s so much fun to take things from the kitchen cabinets and turn it into something the kids can play with.  It’s also great to not have to make a run to the store every time your kids run out of play dough (or mush all the …
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Do Timeouts Really Work?

Do Timeouts Really Work? | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
Written by Melinda Wenner Moyer for Slate So there I was last week, perusing a preschool parent handbook, when I stumbled across a curious anti-timeout policy.
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Ten ways to fix the mess that is kindergarten - Washington Post (blog)

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Ten ways to fix the mess that is kindergarten
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I've posted a number of pieces recently about how kindergarten has been changing over the last decade or so.
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InBrief: Early Childhood Mental Health

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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)

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RT @NAfME: Study: Two Years of Music Education Improves Reading, Speech http://t.co/mLESGSCuww
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As Prekindergarten Expands in New York City, Guiding Guided Play

As Prekindergarten Expands in New York City, Guiding Guided Play | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
The overarching theory is that children will acquire knowledge and social skills through interactive guided play.
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Little Folks Music - Research Tells Us...

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Little Folks Music - Little Folksters - Early childhood music activities for young children, infants, todders, and preschool, video and audio curriculum for teachers and parents.
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This blog post shares a great number of links to blog posts and research articles related to music and child development.  Worth a look! 

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Kindergarten 'sweat shop' testing frenzy comes under fire - Washington Times

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Washington Times Kindergarten 'sweat shop' testing frenzy comes under fire Washington Times Kindergarten classes around the nation have been facing fire from parents and teachers who say the mandated test-taking trend is pushing out playtime,...
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9 Investigates: Senator says kindergarten testing law misinterpreted - WFTV Orlando

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Harvard University psychologists seek to unlock secrets of children's complex ... - National Science Foundation (press release)

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Cultivation of Curiosity in Children Linked to Later Aptitude in Science - Education Week News (blog)

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Cultivation of Curiosity in Children Linked to Later Aptitude in Science Education Week News (blog) My colleague Sarah Sparks and I also heard about studies that show how a supportive parental relationship gives young children's brains the...
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Getting schooled on kindergarten - Greensboro News & Record

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Getting schooled on kindergarten Greensboro News & Record GREENSBORO — The tantrum at the door of the classroom was so yesterday for Shane Owens, who by day two was racing his mother from the parking lot into Bessemer Elementary School's...
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4 Ways Kids Use Organization Skills to Learn | Executive Functioning | Types of LD

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Organization skills are crucial for kids when learning reading, writing, math and more. Here's how organization might affect your child at school.
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New brain science findings for education

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New brain science findings for education (New brain science findings for education
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 10, 7:19 AM

Neuroscience provides windows into new thinking about teaching and learning.

 

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9 Terms to Know About Executive Function | What Is Working Memory?

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What terms do teachers and doctors use to talk about executive functioning issues? Here are clear definitions of nine of them, including working memory.
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