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Amazing Mentorship Program for Special Needs

This video shows a program in New York that uses high school and college students to mentor to younger ones with learning challenges. With a lot of hands-on activities and an emphasis on arts, it has gotten remarkable results. Eye to Eye is national program dedicated to “unlocking the greatness in the 1 in 5 […]

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Can Caring Be Taught?

The answer is YES. Here’s how.

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Is “Academic Rigor” Appropriate for Early Childhood?

Early education was very successfully based in play and community development for decades, and the very best pre-K classrooms set the stage helping children try on roles, practice sharing, respect, empathy, kindness, personal responsibility, and civility in the classroom community. What will happen if with universal preschool we get a junior version of No Child […]

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Getting the Most from Project-Learning

We offer the following recommendations from Adria Steinberg for making project-based learning an effective strategy. However, we do this without endorsing the standards movement, which has taken much of the joy and flexibility out of teaching and learning.

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