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26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System

26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
It puts the rest of the world to shame.(Finnish ed system facts http://t.co/fvvWRrip #edchat #kinderchat we can learn a lot.)...
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Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences and education

Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences and education | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Multiple Intelligences - looking at each child as a unique individual in education http://t.co/16kbmiPD #kinderchat #edchat...
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KinderTastic: Light 'em up - random act of kindness for the day

KinderTastic: Light 'em up - random act of kindness for the day | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Random acts of kindness every day until Christmas. #kinderchat

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Screen Time: The Dilemma

Screen Time: The Dilemma | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Let me start by saying that if you teach young children and you don’t have a sand table, art easel, blocks center and dramatic play you don’t have a dilemma, you have a real problem. St...
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Letters and Sounds – Symbaloo Videos

Letters and Sounds – Symbaloo Videos | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
I can attest to the fact that my class just loves this collection of videos on learning letters and sounds.
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Kindergarten teacher details ‘lunacy’ of standardized tests for kids

A kindergarten teacher writes about the testing frenzy: “I now have to give a total of more than 27,000 check marks or grades for my class of 25 students per year.
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The Common Core Kool-Aid - Rick Hess

The Common Core Kool-Aid - Rick Hess | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Education policy maven Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute think tank offers straight talk on matters of policy, politics, research, and reform. Follow Rick and AEI's Education Program on Twitter ...


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The Great #Kinderchat Holiday Party of 2012

The Great #Kinderchat Holiday Party of 2012 | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Hello friends!You know what's coming up next on #kinderchat, don't you? That's right, its...THE 1st ANNUAL #KINDERCHAT ALL-INCLUSIVE, CULTURALLY SENSITIVE, POLITICALLY CORRECT,  WINTER FESTIVE HOLIDAY PARTY!
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Educational Freebie: Kindergarten Pre-Primer Sight Word Sentence Worksheets | Money Saving Mom®

Educational Freebie: Kindergarten Pre-Primer Sight Word Sentence Worksheets | Money Saving Mom® | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Download free Kindergarten Pre-Primer Sight Word Sentence Worksheets from Homeschool Creations.
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Resisting 'Downward Pressure' of Common Core in Early Education

Resisting 'Downward Pressure' of Common Core in Early Education | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Education Week staff writer Lesli A. Maxwell and contributing writer Julie Rasicot are reporters and bloggers with a long track record of covering education.
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It’s Freezing Outside…Time for Some FUN!!

It’s Freezing Outside…Time for Some FUN!! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
It’s Freezing Outside…Time for Some FUN!!
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Winter is coming. Time to rethink outdoor activity and work with the weather!!!

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Questioning Techniques

Questioning Techniques | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

"Questioning is a key way of gaining information about and from other people. Here's lots of details on how to do it.


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Early childhood education: Questioning play and child-centred approaches

Early childhood education: Questioning play and child-centred approaches | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Despite increasing awareness that culture and context shape our understandings and practices, there are still concepts in the early childhood discourse that we take for granted and don’t ques... (Is play a universal part of early childhood?
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The Snowman (1982) (Full 26 minute animation) introduced by David Bowie - Safeshare.TV

The Snowman (1982) (Full 26 minute animation) introduced by David Bowie - Safeshare.TV | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Video of the classic story The Snowman

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KindergartenKlub.com

KindergartenKlub.com | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
If you teach Kindergarten, you will want to be in this "Klub"! Welcome and thanks for following! Make sure to visit http://www.kindergartenklub.com to see Kindergarten blogs all in one place!
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Childhood Behavioral Problems Can Be Prevented By Early Intervention

Childhood Behavioral Problems Can Be Prevented By Early Intervention | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
“In Norway, we almost employ the opposite strategy. The main chunk of resources in special education in Norway is earmarked for secondary schools. We must look more closely at how we can shif...
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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
I read Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins to the class and they LOVED it.  The story feels like a folk tale and is written by Eric A Kimmel / illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.  It’s a bit scary, especially the way I like to read it, but imagine all...
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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Hershel of Ostropol, as a video

My post on the story in kindergarten - http://poulingail.edublogs.org/archives/5055

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Looking for a kindergarten Twitter buddy!

Looking for a kindergarten Twitter buddy! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Hi everyone. I'm looking to the greater community to find kindergarten or ECE classes that have Twitter accounts. My class has just gotten the process of tweeting a morning message and now we're ready to share work and communicate with others.
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Creative Writing with Stickers

Creative Writing with Stickers | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
“The Fox is trying to find his BFF”  I tried a new activity today during journal writing. This was our last day before Thanksgiving break and I knew I would need to add a few special th...
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Stories for Kids | Free Online Interactive 'Learn To Read' Books For Kids

Stories for Kids | Free Online Interactive 'Learn To Read' Books For Kids | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Turtle Diary's early and easy reading books helps you to teach your child to read with phonics. We help them to improve their reading skill with our interactive reading books. Read books for Free!

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