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‘Dr. Jean’ Inspires Those Who Engage Young Imaginations

"Dr. Jean" on the Klump Academic Center Auditorium stage
“Dr. Jean” on the Klump Academic Center Auditorium stage
Early childhood education students join the guest speaker and Nancy A. Grausam, assistant professor (second from left), for a group photo.
Early childhood education students join the guest speaker and Nancy A. Grausam, assistant professor (second from left) for a group photo.
Early childhood education students hold a "Paper Plate Party," learning a follow-the-leader game in which their pupils would choose an imitable way to use a plate as an instrument.
Early childhood education students hold a “Paper Plate Party,” learning a follow-the-leader game in which their pupils would choose an imitable way to use a plate as an instrument.

A nationally known educator, author and consultant shared inspiration and creativity with teachers, students and schoolchildren during a pair of local appearances this past weekend. Jean Feldman, known as “Dr. Jean,” presented a free public concert at Williamsport’s Cochran Primary School on Friday evening and was the keynoter for an audience of 175 people at Saturday’s annual conference of the Central Susquehanna Association for the Education of Young Children at Penn College.
Photos provided by Jodi L. Binkley, early childhood lab assistant

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