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Natural play

Our backyard treasures
Collecting pretty things
Find nature’s trinkets


Mix together



So this is my very first blog, and honestly I’m not sure if will get a lot of followers but that isn’t really the point why I created this blog. 139 more words


Not quite ready to step in....

As this school year starts, new adventures await our children. Some students run into a room and embrace all they see; others tend to hang on the outskirts of the room and watch all that is happening with the studiousness of a keen observer. 615 more words

Early Childhood

Onward and Upward!

Whoo! We did it. We made it through the first two days of school.  The children were all patient and polite while we spent the first two days introducing them to the basics of room and materials management.   251 more words

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Steven Hicks serves as Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Early Learning at the U.S. Department of Education. Mr. Hicks first began in the Department as a Teaching Ambassador Fellow, having taught preschool through third grade in Los Angeles, California. 1,155 more words


Phrasing praise

In response to a previous post the suggestion was made that I compile a list of “yet” phrases that teachers and parents could use to encourage children to develop a growth, as opposed to fixed, mindset. 1,053 more words


State Leaders Urged To Make Early Childhood A Priority

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet voted Thursday to send a letter to state leaders, urging them to prioritize early-childhood education, intervention and other services for “the first 1,000 days” from pregnancy to age 3. 645 more words