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Go Together Like… Assessment and Instruction

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Three Steps to Building Curiosity in the Classroom

Nurturing and developing the natural curiosity found in toddlers should be the number one job of educators. A quick review of the “Learning and Innovation Skills” section of the Framework for 21st Century Learning highlights the 4Cs: critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity.

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