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It has been 12 years since I have taught K. I was informed that they no longer have centers or nap. Nap I understand however, centers make no sense to me (blocks, manipulates, sand, housekeeping...). Is this common in most public schools?
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  • Sally I teach all day public k. I have 25 minutes of choice time a day. We also use Lucy Calkins. I like her writing program. Initially, they wanted us to write for 60 minutes, too. We found that 30 min made more sense. At 60 min, the kids couldn't...See More
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  • Sally On 7/10/15, Lindylu wrote: > I teach in an all day public kindergarten setting. Everyday the > children have 30 the > children have 30 minutes of center time. 4 students to each > center and they rotate through all 10 centers, one per...See More
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  • Lindylu I teach in an all day public kindergarten setting. Everyday the children have 30 minutes of center time. 4 students to each center and they rotate through all 10 centers, one per day. House, blocks, ABC - hands on learning games, Science, writing...See More
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  • Ms. Anna On 6/20/15, Marie wrote: > It has been 12 years since I have taught K. I was > informed that they no longer have centers or nap. Nap I > understand however, centers make no sense to me > (blocks, manipulates, sand, housekeeping...). Is...See More
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  • TO:Maureen Thank you for your kind words. I feel like a fish out ofwater but you and I (and others who have been aroundawhile) know that we are right and what is best for thechildren is NOT what is happening in kindergarten.Hopefully "they" will come ...See More
    Jun 26, 2015 report post
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