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March 19, 2018 – 10:07 am | 2 Comments | 450 views

Alors qu’un jour, des collègues et moi, tous conseillers pédagogiques en intégration des TIC (technologies de l’information et de la communication), étions animés d’un grand enthousiasme lors d’une rencontre, j’ai lancé une question dont les …

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Articles by Christiane Dufour

Christiane Dufour is a pedagogical consultant with LEARN, currently working with kindergarten teachers and consultants to provide materials and information to support their practices. She has a formal background in psychology and 30 years combined experience in education as a teacher, technology consultant and pedagogical consultant with LEARN.

Enter K – Exit Play?

November 2, 2016 – 4:54 pm | Comments Off on Enter K – Exit Play?1,400 views

Is Play on the Endangered List of our Kindergarten Practices?
A friend of mine, an experienced teacher, was reminiscing on her years teaching kindergarten. She regaled us with funny stories, precious moments, and some great aha! …

K is for Kindergarten: Why parents matter in the transition to school

June 8, 2016 – 10:52 am | One Comment | 1,504 views

I still remember the day I went to our local school to inquire about registering my daughter for kindergarten. It was going to be a big step for her, and I vaguely felt it would …

K is for Kindergarten: Easing into school

April 14, 2016 – 11:34 am | Comments Off on K is for Kindergarten: Easing into school1,004 views

This is the first in a series of posts dedicated to the wonderful world of kindergarten.
It’s the time of year when parents of pre-school aged children are thinking of kindergarten, and the Great Transition from …

The Tablet in the Room: Tablet Technology in Kindergarten

September 25, 2013 – 1:35 pm | One Comment | 10,869 views

Tablets, most often though not exclusively iPads, are fast making their way into the class.  I’ve often been asked whether they should be put in the hands of kindergarten children and, in my answers, I …