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Archive for November, 2011

Last Updated: 12/6/11

Note: I am now using Google+ for my “Today’s Child” blogging.

YOU CAN FIND MY G+ PAGE HERE.

The following is a list of blog topics on my G+ page.

* Physical – Creativity – Emotional – Spaghetti Art and More

* Intellectual – Creativity – Social – The Measuring Homework

* Intellectual – Creativity* – Bow Painting, Extended Programming

* Intellectual – Physical – Sensory Sorting

* Emotional-Spiritual – Managing Emotions

* Spirituality – One World

* Social-Emotional – It Takes One Person

* Physical – Going Green For Health

* Creativity – The Giving Gift

* Programming – Process vs Product

* Social-Emotional – Correctional Centre Lessons (listen)

* Research – Balance – Freeplay

* Spiritual – Appreciating Nature

* Intellectual – Science – Reflections

* Social – Play

* Social-Emotional – Dual Homes

* Social-Emotional – Empathy

* Program Planning – Event Inventory

* Social-Emotional – The Pollyanna Effect

* Intellectual – Rhythm

* Research – Community

* Intellectual – Snow Wisdom

* Research – Early Years and School

* Intellectual – Literacy

* Using G+

* Intellectual – Baby Sign

* Intellectual – Literacy

* Physical-Intellectual – Hopscotch

* Spiritual – Cloud Watching

* Program Planning – Balance: Components of Program

* Intellectual – Dr. Mr. Wolf

* Social-Emotional – Behaviour Problems

* Creativity

* Literacy – Google Job Application

* Social-Emotional – Team Art

* Philosophy/Research – Are We Getting Lost?

* Philosophy/Research – Housework

* Intellectual – Inspiring Writing

* Emotional – The Grandmother Effect

* Intellectual – Math / Minds-on

* Literacy – Your Childhood Books

* Emotional-Intellectual – Bringing Music Into the Classroom

* Emotional-Social – Occupy Wall Street Lessons

* SPICES

* The Beginning

~ Debbie

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I was testing out a comics program and put this together – http://Pixton.com/ic:ls1wqvpg. Even though I didn’t put a lot of thought into it at the time, the message is an important one.

Whether you are a parent or an educator, putting your personal passions into your interactions with children is very important. When you care, when you are interested in what you are talking about or doing, when you are excited, this “light” and enthusiasm can’t help but be contagious. The more excited you are about something the more it will be of interest to the child.

We each walk our own paths with our own talents and interests. These are the gifts that we can share with the children in our lives. Don’t get caught up in all the “should’s” and lose sight of your own shining light!

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