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Digital Concept Map | ICT in Early Childhood Education

Digital Concept Map | ICT in Early Childhood Education | Education | Scoop.it
Thanks to Taegan for sharing with us the “Digital Concept Map”! She actually provided a great Novak's and Cañas' concept map, which allows us to clearly understand the process flow as we read through it.What is a concept ...

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Police chiefs: spend more money now on early childhood programs ...

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A group of police chiefs and district attorneys is asking Congress to invest $75 billion over the next ten years on early childhood programs with proven.
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Childhood Adversity Linked to Higher Risk of Early Death

Childhood Adversity Linked to Higher Risk of Early Death | Education | Scoop.it
Traumatic childhood experiences may not just impact mental health, they may also impact physical health. Scientists have discovered that these experiences have been linked to an increased risk of early death.
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Early Childhood Sleep Problems, a Precursor to Eating Disorders?

Early Childhood Sleep Problems, a Precursor to Eating Disorders? | Education | Scoop.it
Researchers, clinicians, and sufferers are often interested in finding out what leads to eating disorders, what causes them, and how we can predict them (if at.
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Sleep disorders are becoming more common in children as obesity becomes more common.

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Prenatal and Early Childhood Bisphenol a Concentrations and ...

Prenatal and Early Childhood Bisphenol a Concentrations and Behavior in School-aged Children For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Health Issues page, Appetite For a Change page and our Food ...
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2013SU 201 Students, remember our discussions about BPA?

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The benefits of early childhood programs depend upon design ...

The benefits of early childhood programs depend upon design ... | Education | Scoop.it
Melinda Wenner Moyer wrote a recent column in Slate on how U.S. day care affects kids. Her column provides a useful summary of the day care research. Day care has mixed effects relative to parental care: more positive if ...
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The Friendly Side of Stress

What if what we think about stress determines whether it is helpful or harmful to us? This is a must view TED talk by Kelly McGonigal that will likely end up shown in my class the day before a test. (Teachers, Maybe stress is helpful?
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The Brain Benefits of Healthy Diet and Fitness in Early Life ...

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Diet and physical activity impact childhood cognitive and emotional development. By Christopher Bergland...
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Wonder Reflection: Digging Deep! Exploring International Mud Day ...

Wonder Reflection: Digging Deep! Exploring International Mud Day ... | Education | Scoop.it
... 4e0df1063ca63_image. from Pearl D'Silva, New Zealand. This article appeared in the September 2013 edition of Wonder which appears in every edition of Exchange magazine and on the World Forum Foundation website.
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Whole Kids Foundation - Schools

Whole Kids Foundation - Schools | Education | Scoop.it
Whole Kids Foundation is an organization devoted to improving children's nutrition and wellness with the goal of ending the childhood obesity epidemic. (T4: We've started w/ 3 progs: School Gardens, School Salad Bars & Healthy Teachers Edu.
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How can we help model healthier behaviors?

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Racial homogeneity in early childhood may affect brain | Body ...

Racial homogeneity in early childhood may affect brain | Body ... | Education | Scoop.it
Seeing people of different races early in life may sculpt the developing brain, a new study suggests. Children who spent infancy in Chinese or Russian orphanages with little contact from outsiders had difficulty perceiving ...
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Why is it important to have a diverse staff?

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Early Childhood Sleep Problems, a Precursor to Eating Disorders?

Early Childhood Sleep Problems, a Precursor to Eating Disorders? | Education | Scoop.it
Researchers, clinicians, and sufferers are often interested in finding out what leads to eating disorders, what causes them, and how we can predict them (if at.
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Sleep disorders are becoming more common in children as obesity becomes more common.

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50 Common Core Resources For Teachers

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50 Common Core Resources For Teachers (50 Common Core Resources For Teachers http://t.co/oga1k61uic via @teachthought)
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Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference

Teacher Statistics: How Teachers Make a Difference | Education | Scoop.it
You know that bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher”? It’s the literal truth. While most of us spend more time thinking about reality TV stars and pro athletes, teachers are among the few people who truly affect our ...
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