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Gail Multop
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Process vs. Product: How does play fit in?
The school auction was last night. I don't know who the highest bidder was, or what it went for, but the above is a rather unclear smart phone photograph of the finished product.  After the group cut out shapes, we met around the paper on a table. I asked e...

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Visual art as play: Integrating the arts into the curriculum.
We read When Pigasso Met Mootisse , by Nina Laden,  again this year. Each class responds with intense interest and curiosity when I read this story to them. No one is indifferent! But this year, I continued with actual stories about the artists lives. I rea...

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High/Scope--A high quality canned curriculum
I am recently finishing a year at a well-respected preschool program that uses the High/Scope curriculum. High/Scope began its life as a 1960's research project to examine how high quality preschool could prepare low-income children for later schooling (The...

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Professional Development for Teachers
I don't usually advertise myself, but it seems that if one wants to continue to offer exciting, creative presentations for other teachers, one needs to toot one's own horn!  My Horn I have two dynamite workshops that have had rave reviews (really!). One is:...

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Religious Exempt, revisited
I have colleagues who run an exemplary Episcopal Preschool. They use a nationally known and respected curriculum, High/Scope. They have an  outdoor Kindergarten, which is the dream of so many of us in Early Childhood, now. When I last blogged about the risk...

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About the enormous capability of young children.
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