For Your Binder

Nixing Recess: The silly, alarmingly popular way to punish kids
2013

Sometimes it takes teachers AND parents to bring educational policies in-line with what we know about the importance of recess. #recess #play #teaching #learning #DAP #outside #movement

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The Role Of Play in Promoting Children's Positive Approaches to Learning
2008

How children learn is just as important as what they learn! #play #learning #teaching #DAP

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Conceptual split? Parents' and experts' perceptions of play in the 21st century
2008

What say you mom?!?!!?  #DAP #play #parenting #teaching #learning

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The Many Modes of Experience and Learning: The grandmasters of ECE
2012

A brief peek into Comenius, Locke, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, Froebel, Steiner, Montessori, Freud, Erickson and Piaget. Bringing together the WHAT the WHY and the HOW. #learning #teaching #theorists

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Neuromyth No. 3: Visual, Auditory and Haptic Learners

This page is another rabbit hole of goodness, but I specifically linked you here to the info about neuromyth 3, aka: the learning styles because while I believe ECE to some degree has been influenced by all of the myths (myself included) I tend to still see and hear this one the most.  #teaching #learning

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When schools reopen, don’t neglect recess
2020

A call for recess to serve as a restorative space when schools (re)open. #play #DAP #recess #equity #teaching #learning #outside

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Building fine motor skills and why it matters
2016

A short article with 10 different ways to build a child's fine and small motor skills! #DAP #play #movement #writing #teaching #learning 

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Fairy Tales and Psychological Life Patterns
2004

You'll note there is no date or author credit in the article you will access via this link, however, a little bit of digging leads me to believe that the article you'll access is either based on, or is a translation (from French) of, Fairy Tales and Psychological Life Plans by Agnès Le Guernic, 2004. #fairytales #stories 

 

 

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Let's Stop Talking About The '30 Million Word Gap'
2018

Here are six things to know about the 30 million word gap. #learning #teaching #parenting #DAP

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The Power of One
2002

“To help kids shape their identity, we’ve got to awaken them to their own questions and encourage them to create their own projects. They don’t really learn unless they ask.” I wish I could've heard her, even just once.   " #teaching #learning

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Decentering Whiteness, Part I
1998

A speech given in 1998. #equity #teaching #learning

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I have come to the frightening conclusion....

One of the best quotes ever for people working with young children. Take it to heart. Read it. Post it. Live it.   #theorists #musings

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