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Monday, Monday

Published on January 8, 2018 under assessment
Today was a really good day.   It didn't seem like a Monday at all.  ( Whatever that means.)   A chunk of my morning was spent doing this little guys Dial 3 developmental assessment.…
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Published on December 5, 2017 under assessment
Winter seems like a time that our littles are more tired. I feel like (  Not a researched proven theory... this is a Debbie thought ) that the weather just entices them to slow down…
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Winding Down Assessments

Published on September 7, 2017 under assessment
Today , with the exception of one child who was absent , we COMPLETED our Dial 3 assessments ! We will use the data collected at parent conferences next month.  I will also take some…
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Can you place this UNDER the HOUSE ?

Published on September 6, 2017 under assessment
No, we aren't really putting anything under the REAL house. It's a small block.  It's yet another piece of our assessment puzzle.  Specifically today while two children were sorting colored shapes one made minnie mouse…
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Dial 3 Assessments

Published on September 5, 2017 under assessment
Each year within 45 days of enrollment I an required  to do a developmental assessment.  The Dial 3 is my tool.  We look at motor skills, language and concepts.  I asked them do do things…
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Published on April 25, 2017 under assessment
While we played outside today we continued to trudge along and get these assessments completed.  Sometimes its exciting to see how much the littles have learned.  Sometimes they are interested in everything BUT playing a…
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Published on April 20, 2017 under Art
I have a love/ hate relationship with assessments.   A developmental assessment is required of all children enrolled in an ABC program within 45 days of enrollment.  I do another assessment at the end of…
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Do You See What I See

Published on September 19, 2016 under 5 senses
  "Children learn about their environment through their senses. They come to understand concepts through their sense of sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing. Children understand “soft” when they touch a kitten’s fur. They notice…
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Smorgasbord of Learning

Published on September 14, 2016 under Amazing Bodies
Today we have hopped all over the place learning.  Ideally, that is what will happen as we look for ways to teach children where they are. Remember we do continual online assessments but observations that…
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