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Online Learning: Classroom-Based Assessment

Classroom-Based Assessment is an online mini-course for teachers of preschool children. In this course, you will learn about evidence-based assessment, as well as observation and documentation within the classroom.
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December 23, 2018

A Death in the Family: Helping Young Children Understand

Supporting children and their families as they cope with the death of someone close to them is never easy. If you ever need to support a child at such a time, I encourage you to refer to this list of resources.

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Authored by: Michael Coventry
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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

More Fun Tips for Building Alphabet Letter-Name Knowledge

This article describes customizable activities and games that give all children many opportunities to learn letter names.

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Authored by: Judith A. Schickedanz , Molly F. Collins
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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

8x. Ready, Set, Return: Helping Children Readjust after Winter Break

Returning to the classroom after winter break can be challenging. With the tips and strategies here, the children in your classroom will be able to transition back to the daily routine in no time.

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Authored by: Megan King
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Voices of Practitioners
December 1, 2018

Posing a Researchable Question

The focus of this article is how to pose a teacher research question. More precisely, the aim is to examine the components of a researchable question and offer suggestions for how to go about the question in a way that makes it researchable.

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Authored by: Andrew Stremmel
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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

Look, Listen, Learn. Mixed-Up Color Mixing

Read the following story and teacher reflections, and use the Reflective Questions to deepen your thinking and shape your teaching practices.

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Authored by: Laurie Goff, Deb Curtis
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Voices of Practitioners
December 1, 2018

The Complexity of Preparing New Teachers

While teachers can, and should, enter their classrooms with a plan in hand, they should also be open to dialogue with the learners.

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Authored by: Jennifer A. Kampmann
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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

Advancing Equity: Playful Ways to Extend Math Learning at Home

Giving young children lots of meaningful and enriching math experiences, both in school and at home, can build a firm foundation for later math learning.

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Authored by: Jessica Mercer Young, Kristen E. Reed
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