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October 19, 2014 Lesley Romanoff

Ways to document a dramatic play arc

This post shares some of the ways I use different methods of documenting dramatic play and how the children adopt the practice of documentation for their own use…

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October 12, 2014 Lesley Romanoff

Things we say . . .

Visiting with other teachers, and watching them without an agenda except to simply enjoy seeing a teacher practicing his or her craft is a gift. This is a gift because you get to hear yourself in the “things we say.”

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October 5, 2014 Lesley Romanoff

Ages, Stages — Early Childhood Development as a Fluid Process

Their age will not tell me about this developmental milestone. Rather the number of times they begin their sentences with, “Pretend I am…” will. When they add scene and mood to their scenarios and incorporate suggestions and ideas of others into their play, THAT is the developmental milestone I am looking for…

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