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A third of pupils aged five 'can't count to 10': Ofsted chief says too many children start school without the skills to learn

A third of pupils aged five 'can't count to 10': Ofsted chief says too many children start school without the skills to learn | Preschool | Scoop.it

A significant minority of youngsters...are not ready for lessons as two fifths of nurseries and childminders are failing to give children the skills they need for school.

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Five characteristics of an effective 21st-century educator | eSchool News

Five characteristics of an effective 21st-century educator | eSchool News | Preschool | Scoop.it

...key skills include foresight, lifelong learning, and the ability to evaluate new technologies

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Math research reveals early-learning needs | Boosting Math Skills Through Personalized Instruction | eSchoolNews.com

Math research reveals early-learning needs | Boosting Math Skills Through Personalized Instruction | eSchoolNews.com | Preschool | Scoop.it

Numbers, counting, and low-level arithmetic are three basic competencies that are vital to later success in math, and students should have these key math skills in first grade in order to be successful in math in fifth grade, according to a...

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Catherine Baker's curator insight, April 13, 2014 7:19 PM

Math in the primary grades build the foundation for their future... think about it!

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For the Love of Play: Active Listening Does Not Require Sitting "Criss-Cross Applesauce"

Today, I came across a poster that a preschool teacher had posted that had a child sitting with his legs crossed and the words "Good Listening" written across the top of the poster. There were then labels pointing to various parts of the child with what the teacher had determined to be traits necessary for "good listening".

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PBS KIDS Lab website offers new resources to help children build math skills | eSchool News

PBS KIDS Lab website offers new resources to help children build math skills | eSchool News | Preschool | Scoop.it
The Public Broadcasting System has expanded its PBS KIDS Lab website, which offers more than 50 cross-platform games designed to help children ages 2-8 develop their math skills, by adding new features to support caregivers and teachers.
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Ten skills every student should learn

Ten skills every student should learn | Preschool | Scoop.it
We recently asked our readers: “If you could choose only one, what's the skill you'd like every student to learn?” Here are the top responses.
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