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Saying Yes to Digital Media in Preschool and Kindergarten

Saying Yes to Digital Media in Preschool and Kindergarten | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
We need to be preparing teachers who know time-tested methods for teaching young children but who also see new technologies as a tool for sparking a love of learning. (Digital Media in Preschool and Kindergarten?
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Pattern Robots | My Hullabaloo

Pattern Robots | My Hullabaloo | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @Matt_Gomez: New Post: Pattern Robots http://t.co/VHvisWc1 Popular activity in my class!
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ScootPad :: Practice. Learn. Succeed.

ScootPad :: Practice. Learn. Succeed. | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
ScootPad is a leading math and reading practice platform for elementary grades (K-5). Self-paced and personalized practice on ScootPad keeps kids engaged & challenged. ScootPad is Free & Kids LOVE it!
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Common Core State Standard Aligned iPad Apps for Kindergarten | Mama Teaches

Common Core State Standard Aligned iPad Apps for Kindergarten | Mama Teaches | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @Punflaykids: Common Core State Standard Aligned iPad Apps for Kindergarten http://t.co/1njgAI7S #kidsapp #ipad #kinderchat...
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Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning

Student-driven class activities, enhanced by technology, launch kindergartners on a journey of lifelong learning. See more ideas about immersing young learne... (RT @edutopia: #Video break!
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Montessori Monday – DIY Constructive Triangles

Montessori Monday – DIY Constructive Triangles | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Blog post at LivingMontessoriNow.com : Montessori constructive triangles are brilliant for their hands-on geometry lessons and adaptability for preschool through elementary.

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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
In outcomes-based learning environments, we generally see three elements in play: 1) learning objectives or targets are created from given standards; 2) instruction of some kind is given; and then 3)...

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Why Are Finland's Schools Successful?

Why Are Finland's Schools Successful? | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
The country's achievements in education have other nations doing their homework...

Via Murali Madhavan
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{Fall Science} Watching Indian Corn Grow | Kindergarten Lesson Plans

{Fall Science} Watching Indian Corn Grow | Kindergarten Lesson Plans | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Photo Source: shareandremember.blogspot.com Stacy over at Share and Remember asked her kiddos what they thought would happen if they placed an ear of Indian (RT @kinderlessons: {Fall Science} Watching Indian Corn Grow!
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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
My Super Stars enjoyed their introduction to measurement tools yesterday.  They determined which tools were the best for measuring height, width, circumference and weight as they compared pumpkins their families donated.
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Using Instagram to Encourage Writing in Kindergarten

Using Instagram to Encourage Writing in Kindergarten | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
I have recently created a class Instagram account. Since every student has their own iPad with the Instagram app installed I signed them all into the same account.
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Using tablet computers with young children | KC

Using tablet computers with young children | KC | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
As part of a course I am doing on the use of technology in education to flatten classroom walls, I had to write an assignment on an area of technology that (RT @tashacowdy: Using tablet computers with young children to support teaching and learning...
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20 Things Educators Need to Know about Learning Spaces

20 Things Educators Need to Know about Learning Spaces | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Taking a look at learning spaces and more.

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How to Add a Link to a Specific Location in a Post or Page | The Edublogger

How to Add a Link to a Specific Location in a Post or Page | The Edublogger | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Amazing, still learning from @edublogs How to Add a Link to a Specific Location The Edublogger - http://t.co/m2UZwayZ via Shareaholic...
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Technology Tools for the Early Learner

TAIS 2012 (#tais12 Presentation -Technology Tools for the Early Learner http://t.co/SNRaMQty #kinderchat #edchat #ece #earlyed #teachpreschool...)...
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Can pre-school save the economy? Timothy Bartik at TEDxMiamiUniversity

Dr. Timothy Bartik is a Senior Economist at the Upjohn Institute. His expertise is in state and local economic development policies, local labor market polic...
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Scientific Inquiry Among the Preschool Set

Scientific Inquiry Among the Preschool Set | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
While playing, preschoolers are actually behaving like scientists, according to a new report: forming hypotheses, running experiments, calculating probabilities.
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The Imagination Tree: Top Toy List for 2-6 Year Olds!

The Imagination Tree: Top Toy List for 2-6 Year Olds! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Great info! #ece #kinderchat RT @ChMuffinTree: Top Toy List for 2-6 Year Olds!
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Helping Your Child Become a Reader

Helping Your Child Become a Reader includes information about why and how to use language skills (talking and listening, reading, and writing)to help young children grow into readers.

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A Cheat Sheet to Help Schools Foster Creativity

A Cheat Sheet to Help Schools Foster Creativity | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Most schools follow a model designed for an industrial economy. Can our education system foster the creativity and collaboration needed in a digital world?

Via Murali Madhavan
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Twitter / MmeKathleen: One of the best ideas from ...

RT @MmeKathleen: One of the best ideas from an OT I had a few years ago. Use an elastic to pull that pencil back.
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Perspective. | Look at my happy rainbow!

Perspective. | Look at my happy rainbow! | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
What must it feel like for our ELLs?http://t.co/52XxR3Y3 #kinderchat #edchat #elemchat #ntchat #ece #preschool #ell...
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The Brian Lehrer Show - Elmo Explains Hurricane Sandy

The Brian Lehrer Show - Elmo Explains Hurricane Sandy | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Elmo, resident of Sesame Street, talks to kids about Hurricane Sandy, along with Dr. Rosemarie Truglio, Sesame Street Education and Research Department.
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Frustrations…and my Classroom Blog

Frustrations…and my Classroom Blog | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
I feel like an should apologize for this post…the past week has been hard and I just need to let it out so I can regroup and move on. I don’t like to complain, but sometimes things just...
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Simple Leaf Window Garland | hands on : as we grow

Simple Leaf Window Garland | hands on : as we grow | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Did you collect some leaves over the weekend? Or before they’re all gone? The boys did.
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