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  • I totally agree that children need to play....and if they can play in spiritual spaces filled with wonder, awe, joy, and their own questions, the play is even more important.  Take a look at a new journal called Soul to Soul which bridges research to ... More

  • Thanks everyone for showing so many sides of mathematics.  I would like to add another thought...There is mathematics, rhythms, and spaces in our own breath and heartbeat.  If this perspective interests you, take a look at a new online journal titled ... More

  • I would concur that anything by Deb Curtis and Margie Carter would be of great help to you. I read everything that they authored when I became the founding director of a hospital-based child care center years ago. It was of immense help. There is a lot ... More

  • Dear Valerie: You have a hard job ahead of you. The first thing I would do is meet with each staff member separately for coffee or a meal to discuss with them what the Center  was like before you were hired as Director. Talk to them about their wishes ... More

  • Hello Jessica, I am Jackie and I teach a class of pre-schoolers here in Upstate NY. In our center we have, also, a Universal Pre-K, currently it has 16 children enrolled but I have seen it with 21 children as well. In NY State the ratio is Infants 4-1 ... More

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