Books for Making Inferences and Predictions
Looking for a book list for making inferences and predictions? Here you go! Be sure to check out all the book lists I have for teaching comprehension. *This post contains affiliate links. Making inferences and predictions are highly related comprehension strategies. In fact, most books for teaching comprehension lump them together. For the younger ... Read More about Book List for Making Inferences and Predictions
What Makes Sound?
This science center display helps children explore sound with common objects. I collected "found" items to display on the tray with a sign, "What makes a sound?", to invite children to explore. The first tray has
Terrific Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Investigating the Meaning of Inquiry in Kindergarten
What is Inquiry Based Leaning in Kindergarten? In simple form, inquiry-based learning is more of a student-directed way of learning rather than teacher-directed. In some cases, the teaching team may set the general framework for learning, but for the most part, the learning is based on the students questions, ideas and passions. This is similar to the emergent curriculum if that is a term you are more familiar with. Rather than working off set lesson plans that are theme-based and not…
APRENDER INGLÉS – ¿POR DÓNDE EMPIEZO?
Aprender idiomas en el extranjero: ¿por dónde empiezo? Tarde o temprano, llega el momento de hacer las maletas e irse a aprender un idioma al
Fingerprinting Science Activity for Kids
Learn about fingerprinting for kids & play detective! Fun ideas for a CSI or spy party or science activity for preschool & elementary ages!
Explain How Soap Works with a Simple Experiment
Unicorns and Glitter help teach kids why we use soap in a simple, science experiment and a fun book!
See, Think, Wonder: Developing Thinking Routines in the Classroom
Today I thought I’d share a strategy I use to help my students communicate their thinking during the inquiry process. See, Think, Wonder is a thinking routine I use with my students to help t…
Transfer of Energy Marble Roll (Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational)
This week and last week have been nuts. It's taken a massive amount of organization and a whole lot of crockpot dinners to keep us going. Despite the way our schedule has blown up, I'm still fitting i
Multiplicity in Materials: Reggio Inspiration and the Knowledge of Jean Piaget
By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. I have been reading a lot about tinkering lately. Tinkering is about hands-on experiences, learning from failures, and unstructured time to explore and invent. And thr…
Stencil | The fastest way to double your social engagement.
It must not be forgotten by the powers that be that create our curriculum and micromanage our days!
Inspired Professional Learning in and with Nature
By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D, RECE. I have been involved in the early childhood education community in York Region, Ontario for almost three decades. Throughout this time it has been my privledge to supp…
How I Plan and Implement Project/Inquiry Based Learning In My Class
Project/Inquiry Based Learning has been a passion of mine ever since I discovered it about 5 years ago. Since then, I have stepped out of m...