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Health officials: 1 in 50 school kids have autism

Health officials: 1 in 50 school kids have autism | Preschool | Scoop.it
A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder
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Mindfulness training for children with ADHD and their parents | SharpBrains

Mindfulness training for children with ADHD and their parents | SharpBrains | Preschool | Scoop.it
Mindfulness training is an approach for enhancing mental health and alleviating mental health difficulties that is based on eastern meditation techniques. The
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Your kids aren’t the only ones who need friends

Your kids aren’t the only ones who need friends | Preschool | Scoop.it
Friendship is important at every stage of your life.  Everyone needs at least one person that they can tell about their day and share their favorite things with.  Early on, it’s a lot easier (or should be anyway).
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The Family Stories That Bind Us — This Life

The Family Stories That Bind Us — This Life | Preschool | Scoop.it
Studies indicate that children learn resilience when they hear what their relatives before them have faced.
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The Importance Of Intrinsic Motivation In Transforming Learning

The Importance Of Intrinsic Motivation In Transforming Learning | Preschool | Scoop.it
The Importance Of Intrinsic Motivation In Transforming Learning
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The Learning Virtues

A book on education cultures finds that the Chinese tend to define learning morally while Westerns define it cognitively.
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What Parents Don’t Know Could Hurt Their Children

What Parents Don’t Know Could Hurt Their Children | Preschool | Scoop.it

A new study evaluated parents’ knowledge of child development and effective parenting and concluded that the more parents know, the better off their children are.

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7 traits kids need to succeed

7 traits kids need to succeed | Preschool | Scoop.it
Education is once again a hot-button issue, thanks in part to a labour dispute in Ontario between teachers and the province.
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In China Schools, a Culture of Bribery Spreads

In China Schools, a Culture of Bribery Spreads | Preschool | Scoop.it
In China, officials at state-run schools demand steep payoffs from parents who want their children to get an academic edge.
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Children's Entertainment from Kids Bee Happy. Sand Painting fun for kids of all ages.

Children's Entertainment from Kids Bee Happy. Sand Painting fun for kids of all ages. | Preschool | Scoop.it

Children's entertainment with Kids Bee Happy's fabulous Sand Painting experiences.

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5 confident kid Lessons

5 confident kid Lessons | Preschool | Scoop.it
The world can be scary at times and you want your children to be happy, confident kids. You can help develop your child’s inner strength and sense of optimism so she can triumph over whatever tough stuff comes her way.
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Neighbourhood plays role in children's sleep

Neighbourhood plays role in children's sleep | Preschool | Scoop.it
Does the stress of living in a "sick" neighbourhood affect a child's sleep pattern, and by extension, their well-being?
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48 Free Educational Apps Rated And Sorted By Grade Level

48 Free Educational Apps Rated And Sorted By Grade Level | Preschool | Scoop.it
Free educational apps have been a boon to innovation in mobile learning. For free, teachers can try out new approaches to learning with iPads and…
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Donna Cosmato's curator insight, March 25, 2013 6:22 AM

Use of carefully selected educational apps can help you use the power of technology to offer your kids educational advantages.

 

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Once Again, Games Can and Do Teach! by Karl Kapp : Learning Solutions Magazine

Once Again, Games Can and Do Teach! by Karl Kapp : Learning Solutions Magazine | Preschool | Scoop.it
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It's true. I know it from my experience with students who are good gamers.

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I needed to get out of the lonely lab and into the classroom

I needed to get out of the lonely lab and into the classroom | Preschool | Scoop.it
Biology teacher Jonathan Hedwat talks about the impact teaching in an independent school has had on his teaching career
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Top 10 skills children learn from the arts

Top 10 skills children learn from the arts | Preschool | Scoop.it
You don't find school reformers talking much about how we need to train more teachers in the arts, given the current obsession with science, math, technology and engineering, but here's a list of skills that young people learn from studying the arts.

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Teachers, tread softly on children’s dreams

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Teachers, tread softly on children’s dreams
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Early childhood education: Questioning play and child-centred approaches

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...
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Kari Smith's curator insight, December 15, 2012 8:58 AM

A great site with so much information that helps us to grow in our understanding of teaching young children.

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How Early Childhood Education Can Shape A Child's World!

How Early Childhood Education Can Shape A Child's World! | Preschool | Scoop.it

A child's first impression of schooling and education can and will shape your child's view on whether or not they enjoy learning.


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Scientific Inquiry Among the Preschool Set

Scientific Inquiry Among the Preschool Set | Preschool | 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 Kit-ifying Education of Superstorm Sandy

The Kit-ifying Education of Superstorm Sandy | Preschool | Scoop.it
The storm slammed those of us living on the East Coast with a simple truth: Nature is more powerful than people, and technology is no match.
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Are kids happier than adults?

Are kids happier than adults? | Preschool | Scoop.it

Are kids happier than adults? From an adult's point of view, kids have it made. What do they have to be stressed out about?

 

But from a child's perspective, a bad day is still a bad day, and it feels just as bad as an adult's bad day.

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