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Good kindergarten friendships linked to fewer behaviour problems in boys | ANI News | Hollywood Bytes

Good kindergarten friendships linked to fewer behaviour problems in boys | ANI News | Hollywood Bytes | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Lots of ads on this page but the message about children having at least one good friend comes out loud and clear!

Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): High-quality friendships for boys in kindergarten could mean that they will have fewer behaviour problems and better social skills in (Good kindergarten friendships linked to fewer behaviour problems in boys: Washington, ...
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let the children play: a bucket full of radishes

let the children play: a bucket full of radishes | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Let the Chldrn Play a bucket full of radishes http://t.co/d7fIeoS8 #ece #preschool...
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Melting marshmallow snowmen in preschool | The SEEDS Network

Melting marshmallow snowmen in preschool | The SEEDS Network | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Snow: Melting Marshmallow Snowman http://t.co/YBPCp5Dr via @theseedsnetwork #teachpreschool...
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Common Core standards pose dilemmas for early childhood

Common Core standards pose dilemmas for early childhood | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Early childhood education — concerned with children from birth to the end of third grade — seems nearly an afterthought in the new Common Core Standards.
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Leandra Dias: "RT @erocklewitz: RT @hecht…" « Deck.ly

Leandra Dias: "RT @erocklewitz: RT @hecht…" « Deck.ly | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

KINDERCHAT MONDAYS!!

 

RT @erocklewitz: RT @hechternacht: What's up on the next #kinderchat "Finding quiet in a room full of five year olds!" ...

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Miss Night's Marbles: Scrapbook is not a verb: How to Use Evernote for Student Portfolios

Miss Night's Marbles: Scrapbook is not a verb: How to Use Evernote for Student Portfolios | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Do you use portfolios?

What a great way to document student learning RT @happycampergirl:#Evernote for student portfolios: http://t.co/3ZeVbStb #kinderchat #edchat...

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Fun with Flashcards

RT @ShellTerrell: Fun with Flashcards (Slides) http://t.co/Ka0wli9S #eltchat #kinderchat #elemchat #ellchat #langchat...
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Get a jump start on winter holiday ideas for preschool

Get a jump start on winter holiday ideas for preschool | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
You might be out getting a jump start on your Christmas shopping so while you are at it, you might as well get a jump start on your holiday ideas for preschool!
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Thankful In Kindergarten

Thankful In Kindergarten | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
We have created a new class book on the theme of Thanksgiving. Our discussions around the subject have included Pilgrims and Native Americans but also how family traditions make our lives a bit more special.
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Achievement gap exists for kids even before kindergarten - Minnesota Public Radio

Achievement gap exists for kids even before kindergarten - Minnesota Public Radio | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
KSAXAchievement gap exists for kids even before kindergartenMinnesota Public RadioThe Minnesota Readiness Study finds children of color and children who live in poverty are less likely to be considered ready for kindergarten than white students and...
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Educator Spotlight: Matt Gomez « Symbaloo EDU

Educator Spotlight: Matt Gomez « Symbaloo EDU | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Meet Matt!

 

RT @SymbalooEDU: Educator Spotlight: @Matt_Gomez of #kinderchat http://t.co/gEksBWQU #edtech #edchat...
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Playing with corn

Playing with corn | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Fun with corn cobs and great fine motor work as well.

We spent a glorious morning yesterday, playing in the leaves.  It was sunny and warm, and felt more like September than November.  It was heavenly.

We raked up a little leaf house, all set wi...

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One of my kids started crying today. I said its harder to do your work when your crying. Straight up. #mean #kinderchat

One of my kids started crying today. I said its harder to do your work when your crying. Straight up. #mean #kinderchat | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

 

And yet we second guess ourselves or think we are insensitive. Sometimes it's just the elixir the child needs. We can't be played the way Mom and Dad often are.

 

"One of my kids started crying today. I said its harder to do your work when your crying. Straight up....

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A New Instructional Model Keeps At-Risk Kids Engaged | Edutopia

A New Instructional Model Keeps At-Risk Kids Engaged | Edutopia | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Algebra teacher Kadhir Rajagopal shares an in-class strategy for keeping students invested in the learning process.
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K12 Online Conference

K12 Online Conference | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

This is a fantastic asynchronous K-12 Online Conference

MT @kriceSD57: The #k12online conference is back! Be sure 2 check it out.

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Developing both hands for kindergarten

Developing both hands for kindergarten | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

K kids are already thinking ambidextrous; why not develop that?

 

Articles and tips on child health, development and milestones.

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let the children play: soapy water in the mud pie kitchen

let the children play: soapy water in the mud pie kitchen | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Now that's what I call good clean fun! #kinderchat #play

RT @alhelmy: Let the Chldrn Play soapy water in the mud pie kitchen http://t.co/U9z6NG5R #ece #preschool...

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The Imagination Tree: It's Playtime! Creative, play ideas!

The Imagination Tree: It's Playtime! Creative, play ideas! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @DebChitwood: It's Playtime! Creative, play ideas!
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Irresistible Ideas for play based learning » Blog Archive » i spy magnet bottles

Irresistible Ideas for play based learning » Blog Archive » i spy magnet bottles | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @Matt_Gomez: Very cool ..."I spy magnet bottles" http://t.co/Z1GF8Fav #kinderchat...
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P.E.I. near top in early childhood education - Prince Edward Island - CBC News

P.E.I. near top in early childhood education - Prince Edward Island - CBC News | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
An independent study of early childhood programs across the country puts Prince Edward Island behind only Quebec for the service it provides.
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Kindergarten for Parents and Teachers: Pattern Naturally

Kindergarten for Parents and Teachers: Pattern Naturally | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Patterns are everywhere.

Creativity: Use objects of interest to child and let them explore; Exploration: Objects can be ordered, measured, counted, manipulated, investigated, and patterned; Spatial Relations: Discuss relations such as in front of, behind, above, ...
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The Bird Nest » Developing An Appreciation For What We Have

The Bird Nest » Developing An Appreciation For What We Have | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Duh! Why didn't I think of this? Thanks for the reminder.

RT @k_timms: RT @islandsparrow: new post on appreciating school outdoor spaces http://t.co/GGrqO9TN #kinderchat #bced...

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