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Physical Activity Important in Your Classroom

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports month, so this month’s blog focuses on physical fitness in the classroom.  Everyone knows that being physically active is good for you. There are obvious benefits to being active.  For instance, it helps

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MUSIC AND MOVEMENT – GATEWAY TO SUCCESS!

What are some of the benefits of music and movement?  Take under 7 minutes to see Rae Pica describe some of the skills, concepts and growth children achieve through music and movement!*  [VIDEO]

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Teaching Tolerance in the Classroom

SEL - Martin Luther King

Tolerance is a concept that becomes more complicated as we get older, as politics and external daily biases begin to play roles in our lives. Learn more about teaching tolerance in your classroom.

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Can Music Help Shape Who We Are?

My answer is “Absolutely!” Martin Gardiner of Brown University tracked the criminal records of Rhode Island residents from birth through age 30, and he concluded the more a resident was involved in music, the lower the person’s arrest record. (“Music

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Teaching in a Multicultural Kindergarten Classroom

In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage month, this month we are celebrating the multicultural classroom. Having a multicultural approach in your classroom can help students with self-image, develop perspectives in thinking, and also reduce prejudicial behavior and stereotyping.

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