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Storytelling: a simple way to strengthen your bond with your children

The other day, I read a post talking about an older mother looking on at a young mum at the supermarket with her children, wishing that were her. 353 more words

Bedtime Stories


Education begins from learning how to become useful for self and go as far as to make oneself useful for the entire human race. Literacy, information, books and knowledge, etc. 189 more words

Social Philosophy

Unlocking our true potential

It seems as if our cognitive growth is affected by our environment. Experiments designed to highlight this could bring to light new ways in which to utilise more of the brain. 629 more words


End of Internship; Prepared to Teach?

EDSP 6658 Issues in Special Education / Course Reflection

I am nearing the end of my teaching education experience, including a year of taking prerequisite classes and a year of participating in Seattle Pacific University’s (SPU) Alternative Route to Certificate program (ARC), which meant working full time and schooling full time. 878 more words

Special Education

Reader's Theater


One child’s interest in a reader’s theater story sparked an interest for many others. So Ms. Amy and a group of children, assigned parts, practiced, and performed a Reader’s Theater piece for the rest of the class.   15 more words


"Biscuit Bear" by Mini Grey (or Use The Gingerbread man)

Choosing this book is a bit odd really, as there’s no reason why you wouldn’t do this activity with the Gingerbread man. However, this is the book we used, so it seemed dishonest to write it up as the Gingerbread man. 579 more words


A new version of Dear Zoo

This week in P1C the children enjoyed revisiting a nursery favourite – “Dear Zoo” by Rod Campbell.

They were able to make up their own pages to tell the reader about some different animals. 40 more words

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