Foreward

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Volume IX – Summer 2006

Living and Learning in a Global Community

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Written by Ann Nevin, Mary McNeil, and Jaime Kellogg – The authors discuss the positive benefits of a cross-cultural exchange aimed at enhancing participants’ subject knowledge, pedagogical skills, and dispositions towards new ways of teaching.

What’s Cookin’ in Kindergarten?

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Written by Gerard Buteau, Carrie Long, and Kim Anderson – Collaborative efforts among a kindergarten teacher, university professor, and undergraduate student result in a dramatic play unit that encourages the use of environmental print, experiential learning, and literacy skills in the kindergarten classroom.

The Arts for Everyone

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Written by Emily Spear – The author shares stories that emphasize the powerful impact music and art can have in the education of diverse learners.

Giving Wings to Children’s Dreams

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Written by James Elefante  РAddressing the needs of all students at all levels while maintaining high academic standards results in the implementation of several student-centered programs.

The Power of Planning

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Written by Julie Flynn – The author shows the importance of planning and continuity of purpose in relation to one school’s Literacy Action Plan.

A Modest Wish List

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Written by David B. Ruedig – The Chair of the New Hampshire State Board of Education shares his ideas for improving education.