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Plan Inclusive Learning Experience
Everything Has Parts (REC #11555) In this lesson from the Ohio Department of Education, children will investigate and explore common objects to discover and identify their parts.

Learn More about Inclusion
Interactive Tools for Parents: Developmental Milestones (REC #9602) This interactive tool allows the user to view how a developmental milestone category changes as a child grows.

Build Family Connections
Pet Survey (REC #6214) This lesson has the children and teacher creating and conducting a survey about pets of friends and family, and eventually analyzing the results..

Explore Inquiry Projects
The Mail Project (REC #12512) When the class wrote a thank-you letter to a visitor, it sparked great interest into what happened to the mail after it was put in the mailbox. To find answers, the class visited a post office, invited a postal worker to visit, and began to construct their own post office.

Examine Best Practices
Turning Curiosity into Scientific Inquiry (REC #10316) This is the eighth best practice brief, a concise, but in depth article detailing research based, authentic, and age appropriate experiences for young children.
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