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March was Around the World Month! Because of Joyce Preschool’s focus on multiculturalism, this is a very important theme for us. Each class explored the world in a different way, and visited different countries. Many countries each year belong to the families from each classroom, and we had many visitors share about their cultural heritage, traditions, foods, art, and more....
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January was Community month at Joyce! In Teacher Thressa and Maestro Camilo’s class, this meant a lot of visitors coming in to talk, teach, and play. Several family members volunteered, leading a yoga lesson, explaining what it’s like to teach college math, and talking about fire safety while giving kids a chance to try on firefighter gear; local businesses like...
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This post on oral literacy is written by Teacher Thressa Johnson, a lead teacher at Joyce Preschool. Watch this video. Seriously. I’ll wait. These twins’ speech patterns mirror adult speech patterns. They take turns talking, change their intonations to express different feelings, and use facial expressions and hand gestures to show their ideas in addition to telling them. These characteristics...
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