A little discussion about how clutter impacts the children in the preschool classroom!
Discover ways to promote fine motor development and the role fine motor skills in handwriting.
Playground safety is both controversial and important. Check out our class adventure and then listen to what the experts have to say!
Including physical fitness doesn't have to be complicated. Learn how you can implement physical activity into your preschool day!
Whether you are a new teacher or a teacher who has been in the field for a long time, it is important to recognize what causes teacher stress and how to manage that stress so you can keep your joy for teaching...
Teaching twins in the preschool classroom can present its own unique challenges. See what the experts had to say on this topic...
I participated in two discussions on the Bam Radio Show about building or understanding the parent/teacher relationship. Each conversation had a completely different spin on the topic. You can listen to each show by clicking on the photos below... (Or click here and scroll down the wall to find the title of each radio show) I will let you go and take a listen to the two shows so you can [...]
I recently participated in the Bam Radio conversation "Bad Behavior: When to Ignore, When to Intervene" with Rae Pica, Mary Gersten, and Kate Williams. This is truly a wonderful discussion and I hope you will stop and take a listen. If you can't listen to it here or here... I have highlighted some of the points from our conversation that I really found valuable and wanted to share them with you. When addressing misbehavior consider [...]
Let's face it - little boys and little girls have some basic differences. They look different, they smell and sound different (sometimes), they have different body parts, and sometimes they even play differently. But the real question is, should we teach them differently? The most recent topic of discussion on Bam Radio titled "Debunking 3 Big Fat Myths About Teaching Boys Versus Teaching Girls" seeks to answer that question. Click on the link [...]
Last week I was the guest commentator on the Bam Radio Show along with Rae Pica, Ellen Ava Sigler, Ed.D., and Margaret Berry Wilson. The topic was titled, "Creating Praise Junkies: Are You Giving Children Too Much "Positive" Reinforcement?" . You can click on the link to take a listen. Rae Pica with Ellen Ava Sigler, Ed.D., Margaret Berry Wilson, and Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. My Thoughts on positive reinforcement... I have seen [...]