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The importance of play in Kindergarten.
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Fine-tuning the way kids play to unlock better learning opportunities

Fine-tuning the way kids play to unlock better learning opportunities | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
Researchers know fun time is vital to a child’s development, but thoughts are mixed on impact of guiding that time toward learning (Play-based learning - positive learning impact of role play, acting out stories & other approaches
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Stages of Development of Self-Esteem in Young Children

Stages of Development of Self-Esteem in Young Children | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
Development of a child’s self-esteem is a remarkable thing.
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Kindergarten: Children Need Time- Harvard Research | Waldorf ...

Kindergarten: Children Need Time- Harvard Research | Waldorf ... | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
Elementary and high schools spend so much time on the content-laden curriculum that students are unprepared for the analytic and conceptual thinking they'll need at university by Alan Slavin Click Here to read article ...
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Maro's kindergarten: ΙΔΕΕΣ ΓΙΑ ΚΑΛΟΚΑΙΡΙΝΕΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΕΣ ΜΕ ΠΑΛΑΜΕΣ

Maro's kindergarten: ΙΔΕΕΣ ΓΙΑ ΚΑΛΟΚΑΙΡΙΝΕΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΕΣ ΜΕ ΠΑΛΑΜΕΣ | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it

Several neat handprint projects. This site from my Google Reader feeds me super ideas with great pictures.


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Reimagining Online Education | Learning Through Play & Technology

Reimagining Online Education | Learning Through Play & Technology | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
Learning Through Play & Technology Welcomes Guest Blogger Martin LaGrow. After many years as an educator and administrator in elementary education, Martin LaGrow left to pursue several certifications and a career in ...
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Promoting Early Childhood Education | hot trends

Early childhood education often focuses on children learning through play, exploration and “hands on” developmentally appropriate activities, the children engage in cooperative learning experiences in a safe and nurturing ...
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Kathy Stewart: Early childhood education far from 'baby-sitting' - Ct Post

Kathy Stewart: Early childhood education far from 'baby-sitting' - Ct Post | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
Kathy Stewart: Early childhood education far from 'baby-sitting'Ct PostCurriculum content in kindergarten has dramatically changed and today looks much more like the first grade that Mr. Jahncke presumably attended 30 or 40 years ago.
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Evidenced-based learning: Play, play, play — Evidence Based Living

Evidenced-based learning: Play, play, play — Evidence Based Living | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
It's the time of year when parents across the country are getting their children ready to go back to school. There is shopping for backpacks and pencils, lunch packing and sometimes even activities like flashcards.
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Kindergarten literacy exchange= 18 new centers - blog*spot

Kindergarten literacy exchange= 18 new centers - blog*spot | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it

Kindergarten literacy exchange= 18 new centers. Yesterday I had the privilege of hosting a literacy bag exchange. WHAT???? Earlier this spring I held a toddler busy bag exchange for my 2 year old with neighborhood moms ...


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Flipping Blooms Taxonomy | Powerful Learning Practice

Flipping Blooms Taxonomy | Powerful Learning Practice | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it

This thinking really strikes a chord with me.

In media studies we often look at the creation of print and digital advertisements. Traditionally, students learn many of the foundational principles for creating a layout through a lecture or text book reading, and then eventually create their own.

What if we started with creativity rather than principles?


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Olga Boldina's curator insight, January 8, 2014 3:05 AM

Моя практика показывает, что такой путь - верный!

Ulrike Grabe's curator insight, January 10, 2014 3:56 AM

Who ever suggested Bloom's taxonomy as a pyramid that required to master the bottom levels before the top ones?

 

Putting 'creating' first is the logical manifestation of action-oriented teaching.

Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez's curator insight, January 10, 2014 11:47 AM

Suena provocador comenzar por la creación y la creatividad en lugar de comenzar con la memorización de información.

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Invitations to Learn through Play in Kindergarten! - Learning ...

Invitations to Learn through Play in Kindergarten! - Learning ... | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
On Monday, December 12, Kindergarten teachers from across the district attended a workshop to learn more about incorporating water exploration and other “invitations to learn through play” into their classroom programs.
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Learning Through Fantasy Play | Philly Free School

Learning Through Fantasy Play | Philly Free School | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
Learning Through Fantasy Play. Posted by Nancy on Dec 21, 2011 in BLOG | 0 comments. My last blog post offered a list of some of the activities our students are engaged in since the Philly Free School opened its doors for the first time on ...
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IncitED's curator insight, July 9, 2013 1:19 PM

Anyone remember playing school, playing doctor, having a lemonade stand? I learned so much from doing these things as a child; we sometimes take for granted just how much these things stick with us in life. They do stick, and with schools like this, where guided play is the learning, these kids might just remember! Cheers, Philly Free School!

Anita Vance's curator insight, August 3, 2013 4:39 PM

What a great description and comparison of the learning that occurs during play.  Definitely creating a guide for continued discovery!

 

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Kindergarten math skills key to later success, researchers say - SignOnSanDiego.com

Kindergarten math skills key to later success, researchers say - SignOnSanDiego.com | Kindergarten Play | Scoop.it
Kindergarten math skills key to later success, researchers saySignOnSanDiego.comHe said his research shows that kindergarten teachers ought to devote more time to math instruction.
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