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The Talent Equation

A post from veteran educator and interview coach Charlie Margolis. “We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.”  – Eric Hoffer, (1902-1983) American social philosopher, author They were the talented kids; the athletes who ran fast and far, seemingly without effort.  He was the kid in art class
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Milking a cow in preschool

We have been “down on the farm” at preschool these past few weeks, and one of the favorite activities for the children was getting to milk a cow! Ok, not a real cow – but a really cool wooden cow! This was a great way to teach the children about cows and where milk comes from. Children learn best by doing … and they
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Creating a quiet space for infants and toddlers

The following post is from information sent to us by Mary Tabb of the Early Childhood Consultation Partnership, which is a wonderful resource that is available to support the social and emotional development of children in your care and in your early childhood program. Infants and Toddlers often need a soft, quiet, protected place where they can relax and have some space away from
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Kids Teaching Kids!

For the past couple of years we have had a wonderful insect & reptile expert visit our summer day camp. He is extremely knowledgeable about insects and reptiles, is able to connect with the children, and he speaks with a great deal of passion. What is even more amazing is the fact that he is a seventh grader! He actual is a former preschool
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