Learning Without Tears: Get Set for School

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Part 1: Learning Without Tears- Get Set For School The Cooperative Learning Community’s child-driven curriculum has adopted the Learning Without Tears- Get Set For School writing curriculum. This curriculum compliments…

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Working From Home with Children at Home

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Preschool children crave routine. They will need a set routine and to know that you are in charge and will keep them safe when their normal school routine has been disrupted. They need…

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An Example of a Daily Post to Families

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Greetings Families, As many of you already know, we had a visitor this week who shared his passion for rockets with us. Out in the cow pasture, David (our visitor)…

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Starting School

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Families often ask for information on transitioning to preschool. Here are some thoughts we have found work well. The sites they are culled from are listed below.   The most…

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Leading with Love

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In her article "Helping Young Children through Daily Transitions," Tara Katz offers a number of ideas for transitions in the preschool classroom including this one: "Children expect us to tell them…

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What is Developmentally Appropriate Practice?

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What is developmentally appropriate practice? (Is my child learning how to read?) Families may look for evidence of learning in really different ways than preschool teachers who have studied child development. Families can sometimes be…

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