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EVENT GIVES GIRLS PEEK AT MOM'S JOB.



Byline: Alicia Doyle Doyle   , Sir Arthur Conan 1859-1930.

British writer known chiefly for a series of stories featuring the brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes, including The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902).
 Daily News Staff Writer

Trying to keep a room full of children under control for a day, Devra Lane, 13, learned the fine points of patience when she paired up with her mom (1) (Messaging-Oriented Middleware) See messaging middleware.

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 at Family Connection preschool Thursday.

Participating in the national Take Our Daughters to Work Day, the teen shadowed her mom, Sandi Lane, who teaches a class of 20 4- and 5-year-olds.

Devra, a seventh-grader at Sequoia sequoia (sĭkwoi`ə), name for the redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) and for the big tree, or giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum), both huge, coniferous evergreen trees of the bald cypress family, and for extinct related species.  Junior High, said she discovered being a preschool teacher A Preschool Teacher is a type of early childhood educator who instructs children from infancy to age 5, which stands as the youngest stretch of early childhood education. Early Childhood Education teachers need to span the continum of children from birth to age 8.  is more than just baby-sitting.

``With a lot more kids, you can't just, like, put them to bed and go off,'' the teen said. ``You have to keep their interest all the time.''

Hoping to boost the girls' self-esteem self-esteem

Sense of personal worth and ability that is fundamental to an individual's identity. Family relationships during childhood are believed to play a crucial role in its development.
, the Ms. Foundation for Women established Take Our Daughters to Work Day in 1993.

This year, roughly 5 million girls participated in the nationwide event, said officials from the New-York based foundation. Last year, nearly 40 million participants reported that their companies took part.

Lane said Thursday's experience taught her daughter what being a preschool teacher is really like.

``I think she thinks I just take care of kids,'' Lane said. ``But I don't think anyone really knows just how much a preschool teacher does unless they're here.''

Devra spent her day playing with children and reading them stories. She also helped out the kids with a recycling recycling, the process of recovering and reusing waste products—from household use, manufacturing, agriculture, and business—and thereby reducing their burden on the environment.  project.

While the experience was fun for the most part, at times, Devra said, the day dragged on.

``It was a long day. Everything goes by faster when I'm at my own school,'' she said.

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Photo: (color) Devra Lane, 13, helps her mom, Sandi, during story time at Family Connection preschool as part of Take Our Daughters to Work Day.

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Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:Apr 26, 1996
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