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Story planning

We started to plan a story about our animal in the Night Zoo. In our stories we will find an object that will magically take us to the night zoo where an adventure will happen. 39 more words


Child-led learning is the basis for academic learning

We see it everyday in our PreK room where children are writing letters, their names and words, and starting to read – all on their own! 47 more words

For Parents

A Wonderful Example of Work

Over half term, the children in Willow Class were asked to create their own flag for a new country which they have just discovered.

A lot of the work was well presented and many of the children had worked really hard over the holidays. 76 more words


Earth Day Read Alouds

Today is Earth Day–when we all come together to celebrate this beautiful world we live in and remember all we need to do to take care of it.  237 more words

More on Augmented Reality in Kindergarten

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.  -John Lennon

One thing young children are not lacking in is imagination.  They have no trouble pretending, playing make believe and suspending reality.   462 more words

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YA Books That Deal with Identity & Agency: An Annotated Bibliography

For a class project, I compiled a list of recent YA texts that deal with the themes of identity and agency. This task was not difficult because many (if not most) YA authors touch on these themes. 2,841 more words

Young Adult