For Your Binder

Invisible Abuse: ABA and the things only autistic people can see
2019

The problem here is that ABA addresses the child's behaviors, not the child's needs. #DAP #teaching #learning #specialed

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Preschool Is School, Sometimes
2006

The uneven distribution of high-quality early education classrooms in the United States reflects several factors. The author lists four of them for you!  #teaching #learning #DAP

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Reading at five: why??
2013

There is no evidence that pressuring children to read at five improves later reading ability - but there is much concern that is damaging. #DAP #learning #teaching #reading #expulsion #play

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How Kids Learn Resilience
2016

This article is adapted from Paul Tough's 2016 book, Helping Children Succeed: What works and why  #teaching #learning #DAP #resilience #play

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Being active in play environments: The key to children’s health and wellbeing
2021

It's important to make sure neighborhoods have diverse environmental qualities that encourage children & caregivers to stay physically active, meet friends and connect with the natural environment.  #play #outside #movement 

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Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived - But Unreal - Risk?
2016

There is some evidence that moral attitudes towards parenting have changed. Example: leaving children unsupervised is now judged as morally "wrong" and, as such, people overestimate the risk associated with it. #risk #play #parenting #outside

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In 20 years of award-winning picture books, non-white people made up just 12% of main characters
2020

While the stats are specific to Australia, we can be informed by the data and make sure that regardless of where we live and work we are investigating the diversity (including ethnicity, gender and sexuality) of our book corner. #equity #books #stories #gender #reading #teaching #learning

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What Does it Mean to Care?
2015

It's time to dismantle the hierarchy of importance between activities such as helping a child put on their coat and teaching them a new word. #care #relationships #teaching 

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Q/A with Paul Tough
2012

This is a link to his site, scroll down to read the Q/A section for some background as to why he wrote How Children Succeed, 2012. #resilience #learning #teaching #DAP #play

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Why kids should go barefoot more (and probably adults, too)
2016

Our feet were healthier before we started wearing shoes!  #play #risk #outside #movement

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A Tale of Two Pandemics: how will COVID-19 and global trends in physical inactivity and sedentary behavior affect one another?
2020

Is COVID-19 making us move even less than we were before? #recess #play #movement #covid #outside #DAP

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Leave Those Kids Alone: Childhood is more than merely a springboard to adulthood
2011

Childhood should be a deep well, full of rich, individual perceptions and experience to which you can return for sustenance throughout life.  #play

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