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let the children play: thoughts on muddy feet and progressive education

let the children play: thoughts on muddy feet and progressive education | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @alhelmy: Let the Chldrn Play thoughts on muddy feet and progressive education http://t.co/gtFLmaFD #ece #preschool...
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Reading, writing, tweeting

Reading, writing, tweeting | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
When Ed Knight wants to find out what his 6-year-old did in school, he can scroll the Twitter feed on his iPhone for clues to start a conversation with his quiet son, who sometimes holds back when recounting details of his day.
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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Be sure to share this stunning video with your class!

 

Here is a wonderful 14 minute Oscar winning Animated Short Film shared by a Facebook friend from Australia, Amanda Marrinan. It’s a feast for the eyes and the heart.

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Not All Constructivism is Created Equal | Thinking In Mind

Not All Constructivism is Created Equal | Thinking In Mind | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
A few days ago I was guest presenter in an ISTE webinar entitled "Getting Started with Problem-Based Learning." The webinar was hosted by Jane Kr...
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Keeping Warm and Chilling Out.

Keeping Warm and Chilling Out. | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
We have been thinking about how to stay warm and how to cool down. To stay warm you can use a fire or a hot water bottle. You can wear lots of clothes like hats, scarves and gloves. You can tuck things in and fasten things up.
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Brick by Brick: Inspiration from the Blogosphere

Brick by Brick: Inspiration from the Blogosphere | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @sxwiley: Brick by Brick: Inspiration from the Blogosphere http://t.co/ZCxQTOcn #kinderchat #ece #teachpreschool...
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EDU - YouTube

EDU - YouTube | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

Use this link to access YouTube.com/education.  This link is for schools with open access to YouTube and looking for edu type materials. If your system blocks YouTube, you can set up a school account by searching "YouTube For Schools" and then accessing materials in that way. You should still get admin permission to avoid bumps.

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Doubling down on early childhood development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Doubling down on early childhood development in Latin America and the Caribbean | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @WorldBank: #LatinAmerica & the Caribbean recognize that investing early in childhood development = investing smartly.
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Miss Night's Marbles: The exception that proves the rule

Miss Night's Marbles: The exception that proves the rule | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
RT @happycampergirl: Confession: Today, I assigned #homework in #kindergarten, and I plan to give THIS assignment again: http://t.co/5q15Qkv7 #kinderchat #edchat...
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Kids Art: It Really Is About the Process

Kids Art: It Really Is About the Process | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
A good reminder to me that kids art really is about the process… and even then it often doesn’t work out how you might have planned!
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Sharing numerical thinking with parents | KC

Sharing numerical thinking with parents | KC | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
When the children came together to plan what learning they would share with parents this month, someone suggested one of the counting games we play regularly.
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50+Ways - Tools A to Z

50+Ways - Tools A to Z | Kindergarten | Scoop.it

You want to bookmark this page for future reference

 

RT @mpowers3: @teacherinme 50+ ways to tell a story w/ web 2.0 tools http://t.co/boL5rFjb #ecetechchat #edchat #kinderchat...
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HAYS: Allowing kids to learn without always teaching

HAYS: Allowing kids to learn without always teaching | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
My 3-year-old daughter strutted into the family room with her little acoustic guitar. The shoulder strap draped from her neck, hanging the guitar like an apron.
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KinderChat – Teacher Evaluations & Kindergarden Testing | Nick ...

KinderChat – Teacher Evaluations & Kindergarden Testing | Nick ... | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Summary of #Kinderchat's intriguing discussion about teacher evaluations. The conversation became even more intriguing as well as disheartening; when the matter of teachers being evaluated on tests scores was ...
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Decomposing Bucket

Decomposing Bucket | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Earlier this year around the first of December we discussed how things decompose during a lesson. I'm not exactly sure how we got on the topic but it was a great discussion and my class showed a lot of interest.
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How to predict a student’s SAT score: Look at the parents’ tax return | Daniel Pink

How to predict a student’s SAT score: Look at the parents’ tax return | Daniel Pink | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
This weekend, triggered by a few readers who disagreed with my assertion that socioeconomic status is a huge driver of educational attainment and performance, I...
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DIY sewing frame for preschoolers

DIY sewing frame for preschoolers | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
We have been talking about http://www.teachpreschool.org/2012/02/paper-quilting-in-preschool/ and part of our continuing discussion was on how the quilted pieces of fabric were sewn together.Read more...
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Our First Big Assembly! | Kinder Clips

Our First Big Assembly! | Kinder Clips | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
This week we went to the hall with the whole school for the Cultural Assembly. It was very exciting with lion dancers, Korean and Chinese fan dancers, some Taekwondo and some fantastic Korean drumming.
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A Digital Kindergarten: Dabbling in PBL

A Digital Kindergarten: Dabbling in PBL | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
http://t.co/u38L26Uq New blog Show me in the math classroom #PBL #kinderchat #edchat...
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Kualoa Petting Zoo

Kualoa Petting Zoo | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
The Kindergarten classes had such a wonderful fun-filled day at Kualoa Petting Zoo.  We learned about  fish, chickens.
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Exploring Nature

Exploring Nature | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
My favorite activity this week was spending time outside with my students exploring nature. There was not a learning target, lesson, or expected "goal". That has been one of the big changes in my classroom this year.
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8 Reasons Why Fairy Tales Are Essential to Childhood

8 Reasons Why Fairy Tales Are Essential to Childhood | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Not everyone believes in the importance of fairy tales for kids. In fact, 25% of parents recently surveyed said they wouldn't read fairy tales to a child under five years old because they didn't teach a good lesson or were too scary.
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Pinterest - The Three Little Pigs

Pinterest - The Three Little Pigs | Kindergarten | Scoop.it
Crafts, pictures and toddler/preschool/primary activities related to the story of The Three Little Pigs.
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