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In early childhood classrooms, informal and planned learning experiences occur around tables, at circle times, and between small groups of children and teachers. A shared workspace allows for spontaneous conversation, questioning, and the exploration of a particular content-based experience, an idea, or an artifact. Within the communal setting of early childhood classrooms, questioning and inquiry can play a central role in meaningful learning opportunities as children explore new skills and ideas.

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