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Things pop up.

Sometimes when I’m reading teacher questions about inquiry, I come across something along the lines of: “I don’t get it, the kids were really interested in subject X and now they’re not.  485 more words

We are all teachers and learners

This response on literacy standards, conversation, and the Common Core State Standards is from Sharon Ritchie, Ed.D., Senior Scientist, FPG Child Development Institute-UNC CH.

I am a strong supporter of the Common Core. 588 more words

Early Childhood

Refuel Kids’ Attention with Short Movement Breaks

Published by EducationNews.org — It makes no sense to take dynamic young bodies and insist they sit still for hours at a stretch.

In a technology class at the… 957 more words

Brain Development in Early Childhood: Key to Better Future

Education is a primary need of children and there is no doubt in the fact that it is essential for the development of their brain. But, apart from the usual education, if you give them some extra education, which could give the stimulation to the brain, then it can definitely provide them the wonderful future without any second thought. 245 more words

Bookmaking: Knufflebunny

As the final project in our buildings unit, the Dinosaurs created a fictional book incorporating images of East Harlem buildings. In the style of Mo Willems, author of… 53 more words

Sharing is Caring

I recently read a blog post written by a woman who is adamant that she will not make her children share. Now, I’m going to try to stay as far off my soap-box as possible but the ludicrous nature of this blog just…stuns me.  1,181 more words

The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control, Part Two


Walter Mischel

Walter Mischel is presenting research about traits which have a higher correlation with a happy and productive life than do the results of formal measurements of intelligence. 667 more words

Vision Developement