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For much of human evolution, the natural world was one of the most important contexts of children's maturation.
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15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

15 iPad Skills Every Teacher and Student should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
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Every Child Is A Scientist | Wired Science | Wired.com

Every Child Is A Scientist | Wired Science | Wired.com | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Well, something similar can be said about scientists. According to a new study in Cognition led by Claire Cook at MIT, every child is a natural scientist. The problem is how to remain a scientist once we grow up.

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Models for thinking: Possible Lines Of Development (PLODS) | Oliver Quinlan

Models for thinking: Possible Lines Of Development (PLODS) | Oliver Quinlan | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
How do you plan for following children's...
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The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking: Clothes Pin Words

The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking: Clothes Pin Words | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it

Spelling and fine motor control all in one. 

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Adelaide Thinkers in ResidenceMore on Reggio – Adelaide Thinkers in Residence

The Reggio Emilia philosophy is focused on infants, toddlers and preschool education. It was founded by Loris Malaguzzi and the parents of the villages of Reggio Emilia in Italy after World War II.
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Are kids all that techno-smart? Maybe not | eSchool News

Are kids all that techno-smart? Maybe not | eSchool News | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
The Millennial Generation was born and raised in the digital world. Whether they are checking their Facebook status or running a business on the go, this constantly connected generation has earned the reputation of being the most tech savvy ever.
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Good Read: Inspire Drive, Innovation, and Creativity: The 20% Project in the Classroom

Good Read: Inspire Drive, Innovation, and Creativity: The 20% Project in the Classroom | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
Great food for thought in preparation for back-to-school.
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Pre- Math: 20 Ideas to Practice Measuring

Pre- Math: 20 Ideas to Practice Measuring | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
There are so many ways to practice and teach the science and math skill of measuring. Here are some ideas I've collected from around the web for fun ways to practice measuring.
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Early Childhood Education Standards Crucial for Adult Well Being ...

It's commonly known that early childhood education is critical for developing comprehension skills that will influence a child's cognitive abilities and aptitude for learning. Of equal importance, yet seldom recognized, is how ...
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ScienceDirect.com - Landscape and Urban Planning - The natural environment as a playground for children: Landscape description and analyses of a natural playscape

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Kids Scientific Method Is Just Like The Pros - Science News - redOrbit

Kids Scientific Method Is Just Like The Pros - Science News - redOrbit | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
Though their actions look suspiciously like play, a new study shows that children approach problems in need of solutions in much the same manner as scientists.
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The Preschool Laboratory: Young Children Think Like Scientists | Bete Liquid

The Preschool Laboratory: Young Children Think Like Scientists | Bete Liquid | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it

Food for thought play the work of Scientists.

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1 – 2 – 3 – Word Cloud! | Socrative Garden

1 – 2 – 3 – Word Cloud! | Socrative Garden | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
RT @ajmccarthynz: Nice learning approach to gather ideas using Socrative, then creating a Word Cloud with the responses http://t.co/xciDTSzQ -...
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Can Kids Be Taught Persistence?

Can Kids Be Taught Persistence? | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
Flickr:Miish By Jennie Rose In his new book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, author Paul Tough makes the ca...
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Important Facts to Know About Learning Math

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Flickr: Benjamin Rossen We've explored a variety of angles about different aspects of teaching and learning math -- everything from stereotyping girl...
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SAND AND WATER TABLES: SWAMP II

SAND AND WATER TABLES: SWAMP II | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it
Every year I like to set up a "Swamp" in the sensory table. The swamp from last year is here. It featured a tray with the leaves, sticks, stones, and water. This year instead of a tray, I opted to use larger branches and a stump ...
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A Handful of Fun: Why Sensory Play is Important for Preschoolers - Not Just Cute

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Early childhood teachers' misconceptions about mathematics education for young children in the United States (free full-text available) – Early Childhood Australia

Early childhood teachers' misconceptions about mathematics education for young children in the United States (free full-text available) – Early Childhood Australia | Early Childhood Education Today | Scoop.it

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