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Busy is NOT the Boss of Me Anymore!

Busy is NOT the Boss of Me Anymore! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
So...the title says it all, really.  I thought I could try to be Superwoman, but apparently that is not in my DNA.  I have found my kryptonite.  It's name is university. I have withdrawn from my #t...
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Later sunsets 'make kids more active'

Later sunsets 'make kids more active' | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Moving the clocks forward by one extra hour all year could lead to children getting two more minutes of exercise every day, say UK researchers.
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kindergarten computer lab lesson plans - KindergartenWorks

kindergarten computer lab lesson plans - KindergartenWorks | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
What can kindergartners do in computer lab successfully? In my own personal experience I've found that kindergarten computer lab lesson plans were practically non-existent.
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The importance of imagination play. - Blog | My Cubby

The importance of imagination play. - Blog | My Cubby | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Here we look at imagination play. What is it and what are the benefits to our children?
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October is SUPER Fun

October is SUPER Fun | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
October is the month to remember history and have Halloween fun. We enjoyed  making Columbus's ship and other frightfully funny creatures.
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Great fun for early readers from... - Playful Learners | Facebook

Great fun for early readers from Childhood 101
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Very cool but all teacher writing in K. I would use it anyway for small group learning.

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How to Refocus a Difficult Class

How to Refocus a Difficult Class | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Many thanks to Even the most seasoned teachers encounter a class they just can’t reign in. Here are five simple methods for taking back control of your classroom, while still maintaining your sanity and professionalism. #1 Take advantage of the support systems in place.

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Many thanks to @Carrie Wible for this suggestion.

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Inside an acclaimed Amherst teacher’s kindergarten classroom

Inside an acclaimed Amherst teacher’s kindergarten classroom | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Ritsuka “Ricci” Mastroianni is quiet. Very quiet.
She talks to her kindergarten students at Wildwood Elementary School in a gentle
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Science in Early Childhood + Steve Spangler Twitter Chat

Science in Early Childhood + Steve Spangler Twitter Chat | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Science Exploration in Early Childhood: Steve Spangler Twitter Chat
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New Blogging Challenge: The Stories We Share

New Blogging Challenge: The Stories We Share | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Hello, friends!
As part of our involvement with Connected Educator Month, we are excited to host a blogging challenge right here, for the month of October.
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Music lessons in early childhood may improve brain's performance

Music lessons in early childhood may improve brain's performance | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Results suggest it might be better to start musical training before age of seven, says study's author
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Children miss out on crucial messy play because parents are ‘too busy’ to clean up

Nearly two-thirds of mothers and fathers admit they discourage their offspring from baking or playing sport because of the tidying up and extra washloads necessary afterwards.
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What Can Mistakes Tell You?

What Can Mistakes Tell You? | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Today as my Super Stars were reviewing facts about plane shapes (circle, square, rectangle, triangle and hexagon), I was listening, watching, asking, and supervising as I walked through the room helping each student with his or her math journal.
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30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Whether you use musical instruments, game pieces, call-and-response, or electronic devices, there are many successful ways of getting students to focus front and stop talking.
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Sustaining Attention in the Early Childhood Classroom

Sustaining Attention in the Early Childhood Classroom | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Maintaining attention of young children in early childhood classroom
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We can't hear/read these tips enough!

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Childhood Neglect Linked to ADHD | Therapy Blog – NaturalTherapyForAll

Childhood Neglect Linked to ADHD | Therapy Blog – NaturalTherapyForAll | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
A new study found that early childhood neglect is associated with changes in brain structure. http://t.co/25LUPOAX5d
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Early Childhood Education Boosts Lifetime Achievement, Paper Finds

Early Childhood Education Boosts Lifetime Achievement, Paper Finds | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Investments in early childhood education can pay for themselves because they substantially boost students’ chances of educational and economic achievement over the course of their lives, a paper finds.
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It's time we gave our children permission to get outside and get dirty

It's time we gave our children permission to get outside and get dirty | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Helen Meech: People who spend more time outdoors as kids are the ones who have a stronger interest in protecting the planet
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New Blogging Challenge: Your story, as a reader...

New Blogging Challenge: Your story, as a reader... | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Hi Friends!
We all have stories. As educators, we tend to focus on the stories of our classrooms and students, and of ourselves as teachers. But we all have stories that go before, beyond, and above the school stories.
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Why Early Childhood Science Education is Important - Steve Spangler Science Blog

Why Early Childhood Science Education is Important - Steve Spangler Science Blog | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Steve Spangler participated in a #TeacherFriends Twitter chat this week to discuss early childhood science education. Here are his responses.
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Early Childhood Memory / Attention as Predictors of Acad Growth Trajectories | Center 4 Ed Policy Analysis

Early Childhood Memory / Attention as Predictors of Acad Growth Trajectories | Center 4 Ed Policy Analysis | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
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Halloween Tips to Avoid Meltdowns with Kids

Halloween Tips to Avoid Meltdowns with Kids | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Enjoy these Tips and Tricks to help your child enjoy Halloween and avoid meltdowns.
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How Common Core Advocates Ignored Early Childhood Experts | Truth in American Education

How Common Core Advocates Ignored Early Childhood Experts | Truth in American Education | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @KSagnstthecore: How Common Core Advocates Ignored Early Childhood Experts - http://t.co/YZvFmebY8S via @TruthinAmEd
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Early Childhood Poverty Damages Brain Development, Study Finds - US News

Early Childhood Poverty Damages Brain Development, Study Finds - US News | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Poverty affected growth in parts of the brain involved in stress regulation, emotion processing and memory.
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