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Q&A from: Promoting Executive Function Life Skills in Early Childhood- Resources and Tools from Mind in the Making, by Ellen Galinsky

We were fortunate to have Ellen Galinsky present a webinar  about Promoting Executive Function Life Skills in Early Childhood on April 22, 2015. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Ellen.  She was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording:  Promoting Executive

It’s Time … To Join a Learning Community, by Margaret Powers

Image from: http://ow.ly/8v2dP After reading Ellen Galinksy’s recent article in NAEYC's Young Children about Professional Learning Communities, I was inspired by the empowering and collaborative nature of these groups. Ms. Galinsky outlines ten key characteristics (listed below) of learning communities she discovered researching the communities that formed to share information and ideas from