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Tammy Flowers replied to Mary Watanabe's discussion Early Childhood Professional Development in the group Power of Preschool
"We recently began a series of trainings from the Hanen Centre called Learning Language and Loving It.  I am throughly impressed with the attention to the adult learning continuum that is applied in this training.  Not only does it meet the…"
Jan 6, 2012
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Early Childhood Professional Development

What is your favorite source of Professional Development? What does it have to have to be valuable to you?See More
Dec 8, 2011
Mary Watanabe commented on Tammy Flowers's group Power of Preschool
"I'm new here. Can't quite see if there's an official place to "join" this group, but I'd like to be part of your discussions, at least listen in! My first question is: What is your favorite source for professional…"
Dec 8, 2011
Mary Watanabe replied to Mike Bower's discussion PLN help in the group The PLN Newbie Group
"Since a lot of dyslexia work is repetitious, it might as well be made more engaging and fun. Try Reading Rods for a literacy manipulative. The color-coded sets of interlocking cubes can be used to teach and reinforce lots of different…"
Jul 21, 2011
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Power of Preschool

Early Childhood Educators working together to provide young children with the early learning experiences that will enable them to meet academic standards throughout elementary and secondary school and empower them with the tools for future success.
Apr 6, 2011
Mary Watanabe and Jessica Owens are now friends
Mar 29, 2010
Mary Watanabe commented on Jessica Owens's group Elementary Educators K-8
"Anyone out there using Wilson Reading? I hear it is used for Special Ed. Does it use a multisensory approach? Can any of its best features be used in non-special ed classrooms with good results?"
Mar 29, 2010
Mary Watanabe commented on Jessica Owens's group Elementary Educators K-8
"I'm looking for literacy educators who use manipulatives (actual or virtual) for teaching reading and writing. I'm interested in multisensory experiences and how that impacts the teaching and learning of literacy skills. Anyone out there…"
Mar 29, 2010
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Elementary Educators K-8

Welcome Primary Educators! Teaching students from ages 5 to 14 requires loads of subjects to cover and loads of resources to share. Join this group to reflect about your classes and brainstorm ideas for improvement.See More
Mar 29, 2010
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Thomas Whitby left a comment for Mary Watanabe
"Mary there is a Ning for Dummies book but a simple navigation through the site should get you through it. Much of it is intuitive. You can not break anything so relax and explore"
Oct 20, 2009
Mary Watanabe commented on Thomas Whitby's group The PLN Newbie Group
"How does this work? I have never worked on a Ning before. Is there anything I can read to bring me up to speed?"
Oct 20, 2009
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The PLN Newbie Group

This is a starting place for people who may be overwhelmed at all this information. Join the group ask questions and we will work through it together. When you are comfortable, leave the group or continue to help others.
Oct 20, 2009
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Oct 20, 2009

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At 10:58pm on October 20, 2009, Thomas Whitby said…
Mary there is a Ning for Dummies book but a simple navigation through the site should get you through it. Much of it is intuitive. You can not break anything so relax and explore
 
 
 

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Confidence is a critical aspect of leading a healthy, productive life. It is a key to boost your kid's confidence from childhood itself. Insult and injury are inevitable in life. However, children with high self confidence levels are more resilient and come through tougher times in life stronger than ever. The following details six simple ways that parents can build self confidence in kids.Practice what you preachTeach good mannersOffer positive feedbackSet them up for successProvide…See More
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Why do we do what we do?

How much of what we do as educators is done because that’s the way it’s always been done? I imagine that whenever these things, that we do out of a respect for history, were originally executed, there was probably a reason for it. My question is with our society and all of the systems within it changing so rapidly over the past few decades, are those original reasons for doing things a certain way still valid? How would we know unless we re-examined the things that we do in education and see if…See More
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Why do we do what we do?

How much of what we do as educators is done because that’s the way it’s always been done? I imagine that whenever these things, that we do out of a respect for history, were originally executed, there was probably a reason for it. My question is with our society and all of the systems within it changing so rapidly over the past few decades, are those original reasons for doing things a certain way still valid? How would we know unless we re-examined the things that we do in education and see if…See More
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