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I Found It!

In order to introduce the children to new vocabulary words and review past vocabulary words, we created a word search.  We wrote all of the vocabulary words and a few other words on butcher paper. On cards we wrote the vocabulary words and gave them to the children. We asked them to match the words on their cards to the words on the butcher paper. Whenever they chose a word that was not on their cards they were asked, “Do those letters look like the letters on your card?” Then the students looked more closely and carefully studied each letter in each word until they found their word. “I found it! I found it!” they’d shout. Later we taped the butcher paper and the cards down on the table and provided the children with markers. The children quickly began tracing and circling the words. Continue reading

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What is a VCR?

The Reggio Emilia philosophy is based on a number of principles.  One of the fundamental principles is that children must be able to learn through experiences of touching, moving, listening, seeing and hearing.  We are living in a world that is becoming more and more dependant on innovative technology.  We want to provide our children an opportunity to undertstand the electronics around them, which in turn will help them be the innovators of tomorrow.

How does a night light work?  Why does the ipad move when I touch it?  How does the elevator door stay open? Continue reading

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