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Critical review of a research article:      Conversations about Visual Arts: Facilitating Oral Language

  Overview of article The research paper selected is “Conversations about Visual Arts: Facilitating Oral language,” authored by Ni Chang and Susan Cress (2014).  The authors’ purpose “was to explore how young children’s language skills were facilitated during or after

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Posted in Children's Play, Creativity, Learning Frameworks, Programing and Planning, Reflecting, Theory

Why should we include Critical Thinking (Good thinking) in Preschool

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle   Our role as educators is to support children to be independent life long learners in an ever-changing world. As

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Creative Confidence

— Phrases from this talk that resonate; – “Fear of Judgement” – “you don’t do things, you are afraid you are going to be judged. If you don’t say the right creative thing, you will be judge” – Albert Bandura

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