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The Developmental Benefits of Playgrounds

The Developmental Benefits of Playgrounds Research Results From Leading Experts on Playgrounds and Child Development   Written by Joe Frost, […]

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The Case for Make Believe

The Case for Make Believe Making Play in a Commercialized World By Susan Linn © 2008 It all started with […]

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Ready or Not

Are You Ready? Or Not? By Lisa Murphy Commentary on the book: Ready or Not: Leadership Choices in Early Care […]

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Free Range Kids book report

FREE-RANGE Kids How to raise self reliant children (without going nuts with worry)   By: Lenore Skenazy http://freerangekids.wordpress.com/   If […]

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Swinging Pendulums

Swinging Pendulums Cautionary Tales for Early Childhood Education   By Carol Garhart Mooney © 2011   I wanted to attend […]

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Ready To Learn

Ready to Learn Using Play to Build Literacy Skills in Young Learners   By Anne Burke,  © 2010 Pembroke Publishers […]

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Ramps and Pathways

Ramps and Pathways a constructivist approach to physics with young children   By: Rheta DeVries & Christina Sales, this book […]

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Play = Learning

Stats and Sound Bites and References, Oh My!   Play = Learning How Play Motivates and Enhances Children’s Cognitive and […]

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Horizon Report 2011

New Media Consortium Horizon Report, 2011   http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2011-Horizon-Report-K12.pdf An overview:   The report is intended to “identify and describe emerging […]

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Tiger Mother

Some comments about Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua   All right folks, here’s the deal: I’m […]

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Children of 2010 – What are you prepared to do

What are you prepared to do? By Lisa Murphy   Commentary on the book Children of 2010, edited by Valora […]

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Kids Are Worth It!

Thoughts to share with you from Barbara Coloroso’s book, kids are worth it! Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner […]

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Childhood Lost by Sharna Olfman

Childhood Lost How American Culture is Failing Our Kids © 2005   Edited by Sharna Olfman     For what […]

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Brain Rules book report

Brain Rules 12 Principles for surviving and thriving at work, home and school   by John Medina, © 2008   […]

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