On 6/20/15, Marie wrote:
> I am going to argue strongly in favor of implementing centers
> back into the classroom. Leadership and Social skills are such
> important concepts that the children are losing out on. They
> can not work their issues and problems out while completing a
> worksheet. Writing, comprehension, analyzing, sharing,...can
> all implemented following a 25 minute center time. Journal
> Time: Draw a picture, write about what you did, and read it to
> 3 friends.
> On 6/20/15, Marie wrote:
>> On 6/20/15, Flacka wrote:
>>> Sadly yes, however, in some classrooms in some schools,
>>> they do still have some "free play time". With the push for
>>> academics and the end of the year expectations, it's tough
>>> to fit it in.
>>> 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 this
>>>> common in most public schools?