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Project Based Learning: Don’t Start with a Question

Project Based Learning: Don’t Start with a Question | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
End with a Question through Tinkering-Based Learning Do you have to start project-based learning (PBL) with a question? (Oh, wait a second! Am I starting this post with a question?) This is somethi...
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10 Reasons Why Toddlers Thrive in Early Childhood Music Classes | Minds on Music

10 Reasons Why Toddlers Thrive in Early Childhood Music Classes | Minds on Music | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
10 reasons why toddlers thrive in Kindermusik classes:... http://t.co/nYOEoiO5uZ
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4 Early-Year Keys for Effective Classroom Discipline

4 Early-Year Keys for Effective Classroom Discipline | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Effective classroom management starts at the beginning of the year when a teacher clearly and respectfully lays out behavior standards and methods for handling misbehavior.
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The Many Ways to Read the NGSS

The Many Ways to Read the NGSS | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
You may have noticed that there are lots of different platforms and ways to read and interact with the Next Generation Science Standards. I want to highlight a few options below just in case you li...
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Into the Wilderness: Expanding the Lives of Kids

Into the Wilderness: Expanding the Lives of Kids | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Our relationship with nature is essential to who we are, which is why wilderness experiences are (or should be) part of every young person's education.
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Kinderchat: CEM | Kinder Chat's Fundraiser on CrowdRise

Kinderchat: CEM | Kinder Chat's Fundraiser on CrowdRise | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
We are so excited to be participating in this fundraising event! This effort directly supports Kinderchat by 1. helping us learn how to fundraise through crowd sourcing and 2. raising our profile among key organizations.

The Connected Educators initiative helps us all by creating resources, collecting research and expanding the outreach about the impact of being a networked educator and lifelong learner.

We are so proud and excited to be a part of this project and we hope you will join our incredible team!

Thank You so much!
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Kinderchat

Global Community of Early Childhood Educators
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5 Habits of Highly Effective Parents

5 Habits of Highly Effective Parents | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
There are a few things that many of the most effective parents do. Here are some habits that the most successful parents develop.
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School Projects Archive - The Sustainability Hub

School Projects Archive - The Sustainability Hub | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
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Play 'boosts children's development'

Play 'boosts children's development' | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
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Reading is all it’s cracked up to be: 10 tips for an early childhood classroom!

Reading is all it’s cracked up to be: 10 tips for an early childhood classroom! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
This post almost didn’t get published. It almost fell through a crack into the never-never. But just in time the safety net sprang into action and saved it from obscurity. That may matter more to m...
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Quick video games 'benefit children'

Quick video games 'benefit children' | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
According to new research, a little time spent playing video games every day may have a positive impact on child development.
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#Kinderblog14, week 5: Arts & Entertainment

#Kinderblog14, week 5: Arts & Entertainment | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Holy crippity-crap, it is Sunday, isn't it? And that means you folks are waiting for another challenge.
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Stop the traffic: how we got children to play in the streets again

Stop the traffic: how we  got children to play in the streets again | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
It started with a neighbourhood chat. Now Playing Out, the scheme that temporarily closes roads so kids can play, is happening nationally
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Our First Swim Class

Our First Swim Class | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Swim class was the best!  The water felt so cool! Putting our heads underwater and blowing bubbles was fun! Our favorite was kicking with our legs and swimming across the pool.  It would be wonderful if we could swim all the time!
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National Science Teachers Association and NAEYC Join Forces to Enrich Early Childhood Science

National Science Teachers Association and NAEYC Join Forces to Enrich Early Childhood Science | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
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The $30, 30-Minute, Do-It-Yourself Sensory Table

The $30, 30-Minute, Do-It-Yourself Sensory Table | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Sensory tables are great. You can introduce your littles to new and messy textures without worrying about the mess. The bad news about sensory tables is they aren't cheap, they take up a lot of spa...
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Making Calendar Time Meaningful in Pre-K - PreKinders

Making Calendar Time Meaningful in Pre-K - PreKinders | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Calendar time is one of those things that started with older children and was pushed down to Pre-K. Any time an older kid concept is brought down to Pre-K, I like to be extra thoughtful in how I go about it. Time concepts are very abstract for preschool children. They can’t see time, so it’s very difficult for them to understand. …
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We're Moving!

We're Moving! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Hello Friends!
We are officially moving to our new site over at Kinderchat.org! 
Please visit us there!
Thank you!
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Early Childhood Development Produces Long-Term Benefits | Heckman

Early Childhood Development Produces Long-Term Benefits | Heckman | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Anyone looking for upstream solutions to the biggest problems facing America should look to Nobel Prize winning University of Chicago Economics Professor James Heckman's work to understand the great gains to be had by investing in early and equal...
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The Importance of Early Childhood Education | Visual.ly

The Importance of Early Childhood Education | Visual.ly | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Wise words spoken, but even more specific
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Play 'integral' to childhood development - Telegraph

Play 'integral' to childhood development - Telegraph | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
On National Play Day, Leigh-Anne Stradeski asks why, when play is a proven and successful way of learning, we are intent on driving it out of the classroom
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Beginning of School Archives - PreKinders

Beginning of School Archives - PreKinders | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
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Understanding Mental Health in EC

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DVD – Get Ready for School – Early Childhood and Early Primary

DVD – Get Ready for School – Early Childhood and Early Primary | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
View the first chapter of this DVD online - this is a must see for all parents and educators. Too many children are failing in our schools - this DVD explains how we can help a child succeed with reading, writing, and maths if we focus first on the foundation skills for formal learning.
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Kid-friendly water faucet tip

Kid-friendly water faucet tip | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
This kid-friendly water faucet tip is part of a sponsored campaign with PURELL and in conjuction with the Mom it Forward Blogger Network To help my students know which handle next to the water faucet is hot and which is cold, I always keep a supply...
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