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Why Are Finland's Schools Successful?

Why Are Finland's Schools Successful? | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
The country's achievements in education have other nations doing their homework...

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Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education

Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Welcome! This post includes over 20 Amazing Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education!
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Don't Miss Your Best Chance to Study Electrostatics - Steve Spangler Science Blog

Don't Miss Your Best Chance to Study Electrostatics - Steve Spangler Science Blog | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Winter means your best chance to do electrostatics and have your demonstration actually work.
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Day 2 with Matt Gomez | Dangerously Irrelevant

Day 2 with Matt Gomez | Dangerously Irrelevant | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
poulingail's insight:

Grrr. Once again I am reminded just how far behind our district is in tech tools and integration. My own teacher laptop can't even stay on the network. Reload again... and again. I will retire before the kids get devices in their hands on a regular basis. But this will be good for others.

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La. ranks among top states in early childhood report

La. ranks among top states in early childhood report | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
The Education Weekly Quality Counts report ranked states in early childhood and other areas of education.
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Preschool lessons: New research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire.

Preschool lessons: New research shows that teaching kids more and more, at ever-younger ages, may backfire. | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Ours is an age of pedagogy. Anxious parents instruct their children more and more, at younger and younger ages, until they're reading books to babies in the womb. They pressure teachers to make kindergartens and nurseries more like schools.
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Makes us rethink our role as educators.

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Could Playing Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker' and Other Music Improve Kids' Brains?

Could Playing Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker' and Other Music Improve Kids' Brains? | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Learning an instrument can also train children to control their emotions and diminish their anxiety, a new study reports.
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Study Finds That Kindergarten is Too Easy

A study has found that kindergarten teachers spend most of their time on basic literacy and math but that children learn more when taught more advanced material.
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K-5 Program

K-5 Program | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries and over 30 languages. Ages 4 to 104.
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Coding for Kids Revisited

Coding for Kids Revisited | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Learn about six new or improved resources designed especially to help elementary school students learn and develop coding skills.
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Early childhood education needs to start earlier than pre-K

Early childhood education needs to start earlier than pre-K | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Expanding access to preschool is only one piece — and a late one at that — of what we should be doing to assist kids' development.
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The Intersection of Play and Math in Early Childhood | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

The Intersection of Play and Math in Early Childhood | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @earlymath: The relationship between play and mathematics development - http://t.co/T2S6VFyZcM
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Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some

Report: Requiring kindergartners to read — as Common Core does — may harm some | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
The Common Core standards for kindergarten require kids to learn how to read, even though many kids aren't developmentally ready.
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Guide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards now available

Guide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards now available | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
The National Academies Press has just released the prepublication copy of Guide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards.  You can download a FREE pdf, read it FREE online in your browser or preorder a hardcopy.
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Kids Can Change the World!

Kids Can Change the World! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Ok, hello friends! This is a project that’s been turning over and over in my head for a few years now, though I hadn’t connected it to kids until this past weekend.
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The Patch school garden

The Patch school garden | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Explore an inspirational school garden at The Patch Primary School, Victoria with Gardening Australia's John Patrick. As...
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Early Childhood Reading Grants from Target | Target Corporate

Early Childhood Reading Grants from Target | Target Corporate | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
See how schools, libraries, and non-profits that support reading programs can apply for Early Childhood Reading Grants.
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Kindergartners Benefit From Tools of the Mind, Study Finds

A new study takes a second look at the Tools of the Mind early-childhood curriculum, finding benefits for older students.
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Flappiness Is… - Navigating the World of Early Childhood Autism With One Special Little Boy

Flappiness Is… - Navigating the World of Early Childhood Autism With One Special Little Boy | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
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Navigating the World of Early Childhood Autism With One Special Little Boy http://t.co/RyaTcSUgf5
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