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Learning Letters Looks Like This

Learning your letters doesn’t mean sitting down and writing a B over and over and over Learning letters means building a B out of blocks and driving your car over it Learning letters means rolling them out in playdough Learning … Continue reading

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Technology and Early Learning

The “tech world” moves fast and there is increasing pressure for early childhood education and museums to incorporate the latest technology. Educators are interested in the possibilities, concerned about the implications and want to know what the “right” way to … Continue reading

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I am a superhero…I can

The morning after the election I sat in circle facing my wiggly, wonderful group of 3 and 4 year olds. It was the first time I’d brought a script with me to meeting. I didn’t trust myself to get through … Continue reading

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Vote

That’s really all I have to say today. Go vote, please. Working as a docent at the Belmont-Paul Women’s National Equality Monument gave me a new appreciation for that right. There are women at the polls today who have been … Continue reading

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Project Confidence

On the playground the other day, one of the kids came running up “I’m afraid of ants!” she said “They are scary!” Without missing a beat, my co-worker jumped in to the conversation “Oh really?” She said “I think they … Continue reading

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The Gift of Time

Young children can do amazing things when they have the time. You’ll read article after article talking about how we over schedule our kids and we need to slow down and simplify. However, I think it goes even farther then … Continue reading

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Vegetable Peeler Nostalgia

The exersaucer was surprisingly hard to let go of.  When my daughter outgrew it, I was giddy to get it OUT of the house. It is bulky, and we needed the space back. But, as I put it on the … Continue reading

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