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Forest Schools. Outdoor Education. Can we include more nature into our environments using some of the natural possibilities of the approach? Take our  Forest School Education poll!

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October's Mindfulness Practices

Each month, in my music and movement classes with preschoolers, I use a few mindfulness practices to help develop their ability to focus and regulate emotions. 600 more words

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Common Core Standards: The Children Are Waiting.

School reform. Common Core Standards. More testing than ever before. There are exceptions, but many children are simply not experiencing the quality of education they deserve. 830 more words

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Going on a Blog Hunt

This week I created an account on Feedly. To be honest, I didn’t even know that blog or “RSS” readers existed until recently (thanks to ECMP 355!). 501 more words


Dear Little Girls

Dear little girls,

Reading and math are so hard! I know how you feel. You see, I used to struggle in both when I was your age. 350 more words


Sixpence announces Child Care Partnership grants

For the first time ever, the Sixpence Early Learning fund will fund collaborations between school districts and licensed child care providers. These new Child Care Partnership grants will give more of Nebraska’s most vulnerable babies and toddlers access to high-quality early learning experiences, which can help put them on par with their peers when starting kindergarten. 587 more words

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Early STEM - Fuel for Learning

José, a preschooler in Mrs. Hardy’s classroom, had never talked in class. He was a dual language learner (DLL), and it was already December. His teacher was participating in our SciMath-DLL professional development project where she had been learning about how to incorporate more science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) into her classroom and how to engage DLLs in these activities. 835 more words