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The Handwriting Debate: Can Apps Such as LetterSchool revive handwriting education?

The Handwriting Debate: Can Apps Such as LetterSchool revive handwriting education? | Young Children's Learning | Scoop.it

The American National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) recently published the policy update “The Handwriting Debate,” which describes the current state of affairs, particularly in light of research. 

The NASBE report shows that learning to write is crucial for young children’s development, but the time, knowledge and resources to offer quality handwriting instruction are often lacking. 


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Naps May Aid Young Children's Learning - New York Times (blog)

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Naps May Aid Young Children's Learning
New York Times (blog)
A preschooler's nap may be an important tool for learning, a new study of 3- to 5-year-olds suggests.
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Study shows naps prime young ones for learning - Tribune-Review

Study shows naps prime young ones for learning - Tribune-Review | Young Children's Learning | Scoop.it
Study shows naps prime young ones for learning
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Kari Redman has a formula for a smooth day with young children: Let them take their naps. The Mt. Lebanon resident knows from experience with her toddler son, Wyatt, 3.
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Learning out LiOUD: Program helps both parents and young children - Journal Times

Learning out LiOUD: Program helps both parents and young children - Journal Times | Young Children's Learning | Scoop.it
Learning out LiOUD: Program helps both parents and young children
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“You can see that the kids want to be here, and that the people really enjoy working with the kids,” McClain said.
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Supporting English Language Learners in the Preschool Classroom

Although many preschool classrooms now include children whose first language is not English, teachers may find it challenging to effectively support young ch...
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Too Young to Fail

Too Young to Fail | Young Children's Learning | Scoop.it
Giving all children a fair start in life (Early-years provision and greater focus on primary education are vital for children’s learning http://t.co/exuDpj4Xzh via @savechildrenuk)...
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YMCA a valuable community resource - vt.Buzz (blog)

YMCA a valuable community resource vt.Buzz (blog) There are 603 children in Greater Burlington YMCA afterschool programs, and so far this year, the non-profit has awarded almost 500 families financial assistance from partial support to full...
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