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Plan Inclusive Learning Experience
Writing about Winter (REC #13079) This lesson uses a science theme to prompt children to discuss and write about characteristics of winter using invented spelling, beginning letter sounds, and word walls.

Learn More about Inclusion
Interactive Tools for Parents: Developmental Milestones (REC #9602) This interactive tool allows the user to view how a developmental milestone category changes as a child grows.

Build Family Connections
Pet Survey (REC #6214) This lesson has the children and teacher creating and conducting a survey about pets of friends and family, and eventually analyzing the results..

Explore Inquiry Projects
The Bird Project (REC #13859) One day, a preschool class placed corn kernels and pumpkin seeds outside in the meadow near the school. On their next visit, Keli exclaimed, “Someone ate the seeds from the pumpkin!” “Who do you think ate the seed?” the teacher asked, and ultimately a full-fledged investigation of birds ensued.

Examine Best Practices
Children Using Data to Find Answers (REC #11826) This is the thirteenth best practice brief, a concise (but rich) article detailing research based, authentic, and age appropriate practices and experiences.
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