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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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The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy - Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

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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

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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

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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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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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Can you explain the rationale behind your assessments?

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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

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It's not because they lack confidence.
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Staples: Key to better education is more expert teachers: researcher - Edmonton Journal

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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

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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

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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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Compassionate Teaching: "a hug and a little bit of extra attention"

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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?

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"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

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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

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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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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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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

4 Ways Kids Use Organization Skills to Learn | Executive Functioning | Types of LD | Kindergarten is Beary Fun | Scoop.it
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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