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K-2 Student Interactives - UEN

K-2 Student Interactives - UEN | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
K-2 Interactives - Fun, educational, online games geared towards Kindergarten through 2nd grade students.
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Seasonal Freebies for Teachers

Seasonal Freebies for Teachers | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Another great Scoop it! board to visit.

 

Find free seasonal lessons plans, games, and teaching materials for teachers in grades 2 through 5. Click the Follow button to get the scoop when new seasonal materials are added! (Running out of seasonal ideas?

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Cotton Ball Santa Craft

Cotton Ball Santa Craft | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Lots of great materials and ideas for the classroom. I subscribed direct to my email inbox monthly. Here's just one project.

 

 

Our cotton ball Santa craft is a great Santa craft for even very young children to make. Transform a paper plate and some cotton balls into Santa Claus and then display him as a great homemade Christmas craft to decorate your home!

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How children’s ‘play’ is being sneakily redefined

How children’s ‘play’ is being sneakily redefined | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Alfie Kohn goes beyond the conventional wisdom about children’s imaginative play and explains how some of the new thinking about play isn’t quite right.
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. You wld be SO PROUD of the awesomemeaningful math exchange in my class yesterday! Thought of you many times. #kinderchat

. You wld be SO PROUD of the awesomemeaningful math exchange in my class yesterday! Thought of you many times. #kinderchat | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
. You wld be SO PROUD of the awesomemeaningful math exchange in my class yesterday! Thought of you ma...
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State plan would help ensure kids are ready for kindergarten - Utica Observer Dispatch

State plan would help ensure kids are ready for kindergarten - Utica Observer Dispatch | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
State plan would help ensure kids are ready for kindergartenUtica Observer DispatchWhile Dominick danced out some energy after lunch to the “Chicken Dance” with the other kids, Constantine talked about how he's seen his stepson improve in the...
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Kindergarten in Victoria suburbs takes to the woods

Kindergarten in Victoria suburbs takes to the woods | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

I would love to join this movement!

 

Five-year-olds at Victoria school to spend half of their day outside in program modelled after Germany’s long-established Waldkindergärten, or forest preschools (YuuMii Loves: Outdoor Kindergarten! Thanks Sharm, for the link!

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Early childhood education key to success for poor children

Early childhood education key to success for poor children | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
We invest less in this than other developed nations do, reaching only a small percentage of needy families without always ensuring quality.
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Our Fall Festival!

Our Fall Festival! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
A couple weeks back we held our little fall festival. It went really well. First we checked out the vernal pool to see if there were changes from our last visit. Back then, we were attacked by mosquitoes.
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How to teach young children in the digital age | News | eClassroom News

How to teach young children in the digital age | News | eClassroom News | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
As research suggests more than half of children ages 5-8 have used a mobile device such as a smart phone, iPod touch, or iPad, a new report offers (How to teach young children in the digital age http://t.co/2WQ4AW5E...
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Putting kitchens back into kindergarten | Thoughts on Public Education

Putting kitchens back into kindergarten | Thoughts on Public Education | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Kindergarten teacher Paulie Esquivel looked around the model classroom and started taking a mental inventory – in reverse. Dress-up area; she used to have that. Puppet theater; that, too, was once in her class.
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Jon Fines - Watch my video on #twitvid

When K kids write they really tell their story, don't they. Sometimes the teacher uses the pen but the story belongs to the child and the folks she shares it with.

Awesome! Thanks! RT @Mr_Fines: "I Love My Friends". Doing stories w/my kinders.

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Exploring the light table in preschool

Exploring the light table in preschool | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
I have several different light tables that I used in my classroom. One is a small one I bought from a school supply store and the others are light tables that I http://www.teachpreschool.Read more...
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The Hand

The Hand | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

My mother sent this to me over Thanksgiving last year.
Of course it gave me another reason to appreciate my decision to wear waterproof mascara that day. Have some tissue ready:

  THE HAND

                Thanksgiving Day was near.

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Flinn, Mr. / Colors

Flinn, Mr. / Colors | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
new colors page to learn colors and color words http://t.co/pLRgut9x #kinderchat #preschool #ece #elemchat...
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UNICEF - South Africa - Early Childhood Development providing a better start for South African children

UNICEF - South Africa - Early Childhood Development providing a better start for South African children | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Early Childhood Development providing a better start for South African children http://t.co/LUP2Pnlp...
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Kindergarten for Parents and Teachers: Stuffing a Thankful Turkey

Kindergarten for Parents and Teachers: Stuffing a Thankful Turkey | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
(a great Christmas gift idea for your child's preschool or kinder teacher – you could read it first). “My proudest teaching accomplishment was helping children learn to ... Taught Special Ed., Early Childhood, and Kindergarten.
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The Bird Nest - ...sharing stories of our learning

The Bird Nest - ...sharing stories of our learning | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @k_timms: Opps, forgot the link... What does Peace feel like?
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Why music education rocks!

Why music education rocks! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Budding pianist? Drummer wannabe? Suzuki violinist? Experts agree that having your child pick up a musical instrument is great. Here’s why you should get them warmed up to the idea. (Why music education rocks?
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How I Set Up My Class Facebook Page

How I Set Up My Class Facebook Page | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
I have been getting a lot of questions about how to set up a class FB page so here is what I did... First of all I used my personal Facebook page and created a CLOSED group. A lot of people have questions about what parents can see.
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Arne Duncan calls for personal finance lessons starting in kindergarten - Yahoo! News Blogs (blog)

Arne Duncan calls for personal finance lessons starting in kindergarten - Yahoo! News Blogs (blog) | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Yahoo! News Blogs (blog)Arne Duncan calls for personal finance lessons starting in kindergartenYahoo! News Blogs (blog)He proposes that such instruction should start as early as kindergarten to combat widespread financial illiteracy.
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The Bird Nest » Remembrance Day

The Bird Nest » Remembrance Day | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @islandsparrow: new blog post on learning alongside kindergarten/grade one - Remembrance Day http://t.co/BuNERulL #kinderchat...
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The importance of immediate reward for appropriate behavior in early childhood - by Alexandra Heep - Helium

The importance of immediate reward for appropriate behavior in early childhood - by Alexandra Heep - Helium | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Life seems to function best when things are kept in balance.
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Native American Indian Children

Native American Indian Children | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Great personal learning going on in Mrs. Lee's Keiki.

 

The Wampanoag (People of the First Light)  People lived all over North America before the Pilgrims arrived many centuries ago. The children were very important to them because they were a gift of life.

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