Teacher preparation
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Digging for diamonds

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Digging for diamonds Open ended play is such an important part of early childhood education. It is a play experience with no particular end goal. For example – giving scissors and paper with a circle printed on it and asking the child to cut the circle would be a closed activity. Just giving the child

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A little vaishnava doll house

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A little vaishnava doll house Kanhas is re-opening in 2015 with a new batch of students and lots of exciting activities. This year, we will be having a lot more girls and so finally got a new doll house for Kanhas. I always strive to be gender unbiased with toys…but it is so natural for

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Handling multiple age groups

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Handling multiple age groups Children in my pre-school are of varying ages – 2.5 – 4.5. Also, each child is at a different stage of development. For eg. some kids have good spoken language development, but are slow in fine motor skills. Some children are ahead in reading but behind in writing skills while it

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Getting ready for the school year ahead

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Getting ready for the school year ahead There is tons of work that needs to be done to get even a small, low budget preschool up and running! Currently, we are busy setting up the furniture, buying the right books and toys, finding the best deals for stationery and craft material and enrolling students. Space

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