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What is play based learning all about? What does it look like and where do I begin?
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Schemas in Children’s Play

Schemas in Children’s Play | Play based learning | Scoop.it
Written by Clare Caro Schemas in Children’s Play are such an important concept when it comes to the development of our children that it’s worth taking the time to understand them so you can...
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Sharp Rise in Occupational Therapy Cases at New York’s Schools

Sharp Rise in Occupational Therapy Cases at New York’s Schools | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“Nearly 42,000 public school students have been referred to the treatments, designed to help with things like managing sensitivities to noise or improving fine motor skills.”
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Occupational therapy - so much more than fixing a pencil grip
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Inquiry-Based Teaching: Abandoning the Lesson Plan

Inquiry-Based Teaching: Abandoning the Lesson Plan | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“One of the great things about inquiry based teaching are the tangents the students will take teachers on. The flexibility that this teaching method has, and that teachers must have, is one more reason to look at inquiry based teaching.”
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PlayMeo review. PlayMeo report

“Comprehensive online database of play and adventure-based learning activities.”
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Have you tried gonoodle.com as well?
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10 Most Popular Teaching Tools Used This Year |...

10 Most Popular Teaching Tools Used This Year |... | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“Edudemic published a list of the most essential and popular educational tools used in modern classrooms across the globe.”
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We have been using Edmodo for several years as a means of communicating with parents and documenting learning in our Kindergarten classroom.
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The Intersection of Play and Math in Early Childhood | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

The Intersection of Play and Math in Early Childhood | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“ RT @earlymath: The relationship between play and mathematics development - http://t.co/T2S6VFyZcM”;
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Inquiry-based learning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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10 Things Every Parent Should Know about Play | NAEYC For Families

10 Things Every Parent Should Know about Play | NAEYC For Families | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“RT @BordeauxPreK: Did you know that the Bordeaux Early Learning Center focuses on play-based learning? Here's why: http://t.co/5SDKzOHoWo”;
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Full-day kindergarten creating more inquisitive, better prepared students

Full-day kindergarten creating more inquisitive, better prepared students | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“A new breed of students is emerging from Ontario's kindergarten programs, which has encouraged early grade school teachers to find unconventional ways...”
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5 Simple Ways To Engage Your Child In Play-Based Learning

5 Simple Ways To Engage Your Child In Play-Based Learning | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“So fun they won't know they're learning! Harness your child's natural curiousity & help him explore in an enjoyable way with these curriculum-based activities.”
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"Planning" an Emergent Curriculum

"Planning" an Emergent Curriculum | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“"[Educators should] reflect on the ways we can create dispositions towards listening and understanding children's curiosity as platforms to authentic teaching and learning...rather than seeing the... (RT @alisoneducates: Finally a new blog post!”
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Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten: How Do My Students Learn With So Much Play? A Look Into My Journey Toward More Play-Based Learning

Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten: How Do My Students Learn With So Much Play? A Look Into My Journey Toward More Play-Based Learning | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“RT @dmyerspa: How Do My Students Learn With So Much Play? My journey toward more play based learning has begun. http://t.co/SRDnuoDLjx”;
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From Themes to Play-based Emergent Curriculum – Where to Begin?

From Themes to Play-based Emergent Curriculum – Where to Begin? | Play based learning | Scoop.it
Louise and I have often discussed the point of entry for teachers who want to transform their practice, moving away from a theme-based approach to emergent curriculum, which builds on children’s au...
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Why play-based learning? (free article) - Early Childhood Australia

“Why play-based learning?‘ … for the EYLF to be implemented properly, all early childhood educators need to know what play is, why it is important, how to implement and assess a play-based program and their role in it.’ Questioning practice The Early...”
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Australia leading the way
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Learning Goals and Success Criteria in an Inquiry-Based Environment

Learning Goals and Success Criteria in an Inquiry-Based Environment | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“At our school, I do not insist that teachers post learning goals and success criteria. The simple act of posting them does not ensure that either teachers or students are learning any differently....”
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Emergent Curriculum, Reggio, and Inquiry: Coming to Terms with Terms

Emergent Curriculum, Reggio, and Inquiry: Coming to Terms with Terms | Play based learning | Scoop.it
By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. I have been an ardent proponent of emergent curriculum in early childhood education well before I became Reggio inspired. In the early nineties I became aware of the w...
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Lots of perspective on emergent curriculum, the teachers role, and developing a philosophy of learning and teaching.
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Living in the Soup: Inquiry-Based Learning

Living in the Soup: Inquiry-Based Learning | Play based learning | Scoop.it
““Inquiry means living in the soup. Inquiry means living in that uncomfortable space where we don’t know the answer.”-http://linkis.com/ow.ly/aEtda ...oh the narrative of facilitating inquiry based learning!”
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Inquiry is a way of being present in your classroom and with your learners.
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Inquiry-Based Learning in a Professional Develo...

Inquiry-Based Learning in a Professional Develo... | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“A study was conducted to determine the inputs, processes, and outcomes of teacher induction and professional development in an inquiry-based school. Qualitat...”
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Inquiry is not a thing
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Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education

Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“ Welcome! This post includes over 20 Amazing Activities for Early Childhood Outdoor Education!”
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A Reggio Emilia approach helps early years staff better understand how ... - Day Nurseries

A Reggio Emilia approach helps early years staff better understand how ... - Day Nurseries | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“Day Nurseries A Reggio Emilia approach helps early years staff better understand how ...”
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Ontario plans to extend play-based learning to Grade 1 & beyond

Ontario plans to extend play-based learning to Grade 1 & beyond | Play based learning | Scoop.it
Classes are moving away from the traditional desk-based learning and replacing it with play-based learning.
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Irresistible Ideas for play based learning » Blog Archive » block play revisited again and again …

Irresistible Ideas for play based learning » Blog Archive » block play revisited again and again … | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“Irresistible Ideas for play based learning » Blog Archive » block play revisited again and again … http://t.co/gH1GMaMAJl #prek #blockplay”
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One of my favourite blogs. You can follow them on Facebook top.
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Teacher Tom: My Secrets To Lesson Planning

Teacher Tom: My Secrets To Lesson Planning | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“Reflections on teaching and learning from preschoolers (From Teacher Tom: "As a teacher employing an emergent, play-based curriculum, I figure my "planning" job is to...”
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And I thought I had too much stuff!
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100DaysofProgramming on Twitter: "PROVOCATIONS for PLAY BASED learning http://t.co/df75UIUN29"

100DaysofProgramming on Twitter: "PROVOCATIONS for PLAY BASED learning http://t.co/df75UIUN29" | Play based learning | Scoop.it
“RT @100DaysCCP: PROVOCATIONS for PLAY BASED learning http://t.co/df75UIUN29”;
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Great tweets for provocation ideas
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