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  • Hello all! There is an awesome book entitled, The Learning Center Book, it has some awesome ideas and book recommendations for all learning centers. And of course, Pinterest is great for ideas as well! ------------------------------ Jennie Trovinger ... More

  • What age group are you looking to assess? I thought Woodcock Johnson was for elementary aged children. ------------------------------ Jennie Trovinger Executive director EC Consultants Mechanicsville VA ------------------------------ More

  • Hello....while reading your post, two things came to mind....first of all, I would make it a game....cut boat shapes out of tissue paper, have him "sink" the ships. Secondly, make sure the parents are following through at home. Are you requiring him to ... More

  • Hello...I am responding to your question regarding curriculum. There are many effective curriculums on the market; however I don't feel that there is one in particular that encompasses everything. I would review Creative Curriculum and High Scope. I have ... More

  • I've loved reading Shirley Hughes' books (especially the Alfie stories), and Lillian Hoban's (the Frances stories), and Kevin Henkes' (Clementine and so many others). I appreciate the way these authors capture the thinking and the everyday-ness of a preschooler's ... More


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