circle time


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circle time

n
(Education) a time in which pre-school or primary school children sit in a circle and take turns to speak, usually with possession of a circulated object being the sign of whose turn it is
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The EAPCC increased kiln availability and supply circle time, saving $2 million, while Barrick Gold saved $4.
A second member of staff confirmed that the 'strap' is used to hold children in chairs if they won't sit still during circle time.
At circle time, he and his classmates sat in Rifton chairs with a safety belt which was used to keep those kids who couldn't sit still safely strapped to the chairs.
I think the first time it appeared was during circle time at infant school.
Moving students from circle time to keyboards and back again keeps the momentum of the class and prevents boredom.
And to get them in the spirit they had a special visitor yesterday when Pudsey Bear came to join them for their circle time dance Shake Your Sillies Out.
A typical two-year-old can sit still for Circle Time for maybe three minutes, so they make sure to deliver the meat of a discussion in that time.
Fort Worth, Texas-based Children's Lighthouse Learning Centers is implementing the second phase of its Lighthouse CARES curriculum, which includes hands-on learning through the use of a Circle Time Learning Wall and a STREAM-based focus, which is a take on the STEM approach to learning--science, technology, engineering and math--along with A for arts and R for reading.
Momentary time sampling procedures were used to measure task engagement during group circle time and proximity between student and paraprofessional.
The book, titled "Naughty Norman" is a light hearted circle time story.
Teachers read Chinese stories during circle time, too.
Mosley, a consultant who created the quality circle time model used in the UK and internationally, explains how to apply early childhood education principles using circle time-based lesson plans that focus on personal, social, and emotional development; help preschool children understand moral values and practice problem-solving skills; improve their language development, build confidence, and enhance skills of looking, listening, speaking, thinking, and concentrating.