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Texas Tree Lizard -

Texas Tree Lizard -This is the largest lizard I have ever caught.  Sometimes called the Texas Spiny Lizard, they can be almost a foot long, even though much of that length is their tail.  They are related to the horny toad in that they have small spikes all over their body.Unlike every other lizard I know of, these guys…See More
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How To Change The World One Play At A Time

Image sourcePlaytime and children have always been synonymous but as the years pass, how they are associated have begun to change. For one, being in a…See More
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Juliet Robertson replied to Margie's discussion Story list? in the group Storytelling about Nature
"This tree stories resource was published earlier this year by the Forestry Commission Scotland. Each month focuses on a different story "
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Linda S. Jacobson commented on Margie's group Storytelling about Nature
"Look no further than the night sky...  for stories to tell around campfires... or the backyard.  "
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Autumn Winds

Poets at Gatewood School open their hearts to the changing season.Photos contributed by Gatewood 5th graders. To read student work go to: www.oldnaturalist.com/autumn-winds/See More
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Bon Voyage to the Birds

 "The red-winged blackbird is the true harbinger of spring." This is a sentence I repeat at least two or three times a year. I first hear it at the Connecticut Audobon's Eagle Festival. My children and I went to the festival hoping to learn more about eagles and meet the bird experts. The festival is held in February, when everyone is looking toward spring and the return of migrating birds. One bird…See More
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Texas Tree Lizard -

Texas Tree Lizard -

This is the largest lizard I have ever caught.  Sometimes called the Texas Spiny Lizard, they can be almost a foot long, even though much of that length is their tail.  They are related to the horny toad in that they have small spikes all over their body.

Unlike…

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Posted by Wilder Good on November 25, 2014 at 4:45pm

Autumn Winds





Poets at Gatewood School open their hearts to the changing season.

Photos contributed by Gatewood 5th graders.



 



To read student work go to: www.oldnaturalist.com/autumn-winds/…



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Posted by Lawrence Wade on November 17, 2014 at 8:23am

The Power of Play

I came across this brief article outlining the current research evidence that overwhelming supports beginning formal instruction at around the age of seven years old. Read it and see my comments below:…

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Posted by Julia Cadieux on November 14, 2014 at 1:46pm

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