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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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In September, artist Amoreena Tarvas visited Teacher Thressa and Maestro Camilo’s class for an art project. Amo, who studied at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Illinois and currently works at Jackalope Tattoo, talked to the kids about the importance of taking care of paints and brushes. She brought in letters, spelling out a special message, to help the...
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