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Attendance Awareness Month

September is the second annual Attendance Awareness Month, a nationwide event to spotlight the strong connection between school attendance and academic achievement.

With all the media attention on school reform and exciting (and often controversial) new strategies to boost academic success, improving student attendance is perhaps too simple an idea to garner much attention. 230 more words

Doug Dohring

Our First Community Walk

The Daring Dinosaurs went on their first community walk of the year last Friday and it was a HUGE success! We walked four blocks to the local pet shop and bought our new class fish. 101 more words

Sensory table: my mission to use it and to include children in the set up process!

I’m on a mission to use our sensory table and stop it from becoming a wasted space. In my post about classroom environment I asked for suggestions about what to put in the sensory table.  1,009 more words

Child Care

A Brave Perspective

Imagine a preschool where all of the teachers, assistants, aides, and administration are men.  That’s right.  Men.  Males.  Young men.  Old men.  Divorced and single men.   786 more words


Older Kindergarten Students May Have Advantage In High School And College

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A fascinating study by researchers at the College Board in tracking 1.6 million children found that those who were the oldest in their kindergarten class were more likely than younger classmates to take and pass advanced placement tests in high school and earn bachelor’s degrees within four years. 80 more words

Watch + Listen

Who am I as a communicator?

ATTENTION BLOG FOLLOWERS: This blog post is an assignment for grad school. It isn’t interesting, fun, or worthwhile for you to read. I will add a post you might actually care about here soon. 248 more words

Early Childhood Education