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Putting the Early in Early Childhood Education

How early is too early for early childhood education? I’ll let you in on a secret—it’s a trick question. Because, as the saying goes, we are born learning! This common...
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Outdoor Learning Should Engage All Five Senses

basic learning skill, and one of the most pleasurable. Added to this is the more abstract idea of emotional feeling. Together, physical and emotional feeling bring dimension to outdoor learning...
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Sticks and Stones: Uses in Outdoor Ed

few ways to keep the “outdoor” in outdoor learning. Sticks… When a big storm blows through town and rattles loose branches and twigs from the trees, very often, I find...
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Approaches to Early Learning: Montessori

guidance on an as-needed basis or to ensure proper utilization of each of a diversity of carefully designed “works.” In Montessori Education, the learning environment includes various objects and works...
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Approaches to Early Learning: Reggio Emilia

pivotal. It’s not just a place to simply consume a quick midday meal, and care is taken to make the kitchen accessible for the young learners it serves. Counters and...
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Five Ways to Reimagine Boundaries

learn. Bonus points if you make your sensory wall part of your outdoor learning curriculum, like this water wall does. Research is showing that the fine motor outdoor skills most...
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Building Better Brains

book Our Kids, they are self-perpetuating. Lack of access to opportunity imposes hardships that, in turn, make it even more difficult to access opportunities. Despite a 50-year effort to eliminate...
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Approaches to Early Learning: High/Scope

Early learning strategies are as varied as they are innovative. Over the course of several posts, we’re taking a step back to examine the core characteristics of the many pedagogical...
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