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Provocations can be overwhelming. Let's take a look at some simple ideas for literacy provocations found in a Reggio-Inspired Preschool.

Provocations can be overwhelming. Let& take a look at some simple ideas for literacy provocations found in a Reggio-Inspired Preschool.

By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. When I first began teaching early childhood education about three decades ago, there were many discussions about the language that we use to name what we do. I rememb…

Got a student who drags people into power struggles? Giving the student choices can help reduce those behaviors. Check out some ways to make it work.

This could be useful for directing students to work and avoiding a power struggle, but it seems contradictory to the evidence that we should give directions as orders, rather than requests, in order to assert authority.

A yoga flow designed to stretch and strengthen the legs as well as improve balance and focus. Photo guide along with video demonstration.

A yoga flow designed to stretch and strengthen the legs as well as improve balance and focus. Photo guide along with video demonstration. Also, get details on how you can avoid white marks and yellow stains from deodorant on your yoga clothes thanks to n

Circle time games and activities. A must for any teacher.

Circle time games and activities. A collection of tried and tested circle time games, which have not only been enjoyable for the children but beneficial too. Many of these games encourage teamwork and social interaction.

Still Playing School: Fine Motor Rainbow Ball Game

This fine motor painting activity involved color mixing, absorption, solid dissolution, building construction, and the light table!

Super ideas for math outdoors - nature shape activities

Take learning shapes into nature as the weather turns warmer. A great outdoor play activity for toddlers and preschoolers Outdoor Fun Play Shapes STEM for Kids Toddlers Preschool Kids Activities