Is It Time to Dump Calendar Time and Letter of the Week?
Rae Pica with Heather Shumaker, Amanda Morgan, MS,Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed.
|We’ve been doing calendar time and letter of the week with young children forso long that for many the benefits are taken for granted. New research is challenging the value of these practices, so today we seek guidance fromsome early childhood experts.
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September 9, 2016 Student-Centric Strategies
Heather Shumaker is a national speaker on parenting and early childhood topics, and is the author of two renegade parenting books: It’s OK Not to Share and It’s OK to Go Up the Slide. An advocate for free, unstructured play in homes and schools, she lives in northern Michigan with her family. Amanda Morgan, MS, has nearly 20 years of experience teaching children, parents, and teachers in a variety of environments. She currently writes at the blog, Not Just Cute. Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed., with over 20 years experience in the field of early childhood education as a teacher, director, curriculum writer, and music director. Blog: Teach Preschool.
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