Monthly Archives: June 2016

Language Big and Bold, Loud and Clear

As children acquire language skills, they also begin to experiment with different ways of communicating. Exposure to new vocabulary allows them more precision and power in expressing their opinions and ideas. Our classroom study of new vocabulary words began organically. … Continue reading

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Drawing as Development

  As the year progresses, each child in my classroom begins to develop his or her own signature drawing style. There comes a time about midyear when I can look at a drawing and know exactly which child created it. … Continue reading

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She Cut In Line!

Recently, I was rushing at the last minute to pick up tickets to a ballet performance. When I arrived at the theater minutes before the show was scheduled to begin, I was stopped by a long line. I waited, growing … Continue reading

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