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May 31, 2016

Why Movement is Essential in Early Childhood Education

Experiential learning, in which children acquire knowledge by doing and via reflection on their experiences, is full of movement, imagination, and self-directed play. Yet such learning is increasingly rare in early-childhood classrooms in the US, where many young children spend their days sitting at tables and completing worksheets. To read…
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May 19, 2016

UFS Student Spotted!

UFS student Sarah was spotted in the Philadelphia Inquirer! She is gently securing a band on a bird that will be used to track migration. To read the latest article about the Red Knots along the Delaware Bay and to learn more about the work students at UFS are doing,…
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May 16, 2016

Red Knot shorebirds – Climate Change

Our middle school students were working side by side with biologists along the Delaware Bay, tagging, weighing, measuring, blood sampling and releasing Red Knot shorebirds. As a new study finds, climate change can create ecological ripples that can threaten a species in unexpected ways. To read more click here.
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May 3, 2016

What kind of music should kids listen to at a young age?

Whether they’re singing along with Curious George’s theme song or asking you to turn up a popular song on the car radio, children love music. But what kind of music should kids listen to at a young age? Here are some helpful tips on creating an appropriate musical library for…
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