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Change The World

Originally posted on fourth generation farmgirl:
This speech by US Navy Admiral, William H. McRaven is beautiful, moving, and inspiring.  I hope you will watch it. ?

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August G…uest #7: Children – Teaching, Reading, Storytelling, and More

Originally posted on The Recipe Hunter:
 Meet Jennie @ A Teacher’s Reflections Thank you, Esmé, for having me as a guest on your wonderful blog.  First, let me introduce myself.  I am Jennie, a long time preschool teacher, 30+ years is…

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – The Peanut Man

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Teacher Jennie Fitzkee shares another of her ‘Jennie stories…tales she tells to delight the children in her care… and the child inside the rest of us. “It happened like this… When I…

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Writing Quote Number 1 from the Archives

Originally posted on BRIDGET WHELAN writer:
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have…

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The History — and Magic — of Outdoor Play

Photo: Alyssa Haywoode for Strategies for Children ? It’s summer and NAEYC’s publication, Young Child, has a compelling and seasonally appropriate article about the history of outdoor play. Written by Joe L. Frost, an emeritus professor at the University of…

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – The Spider Story

Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
“Oh, Sue. I need to tell you “The Spider Story”, one of the ‘Jennie Stories’ for my preschoolers. All true. That’s why children are glued when I say, “It happened like this.”…

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Quotations on Reading

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
( “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”                                                                            Ray Bradbury ? ( “Reading is the sole means by which we…

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