Say goodbye to calendar time!

I know - calendar time is a tradition. It's something you've always done. It's something that you just never want to give up. I get that. But as you can see in my photos, there is no calendar on our morning greeting boards... I recently participated in a discussion on Bam Radio with Rae Pica, Amanda Morgan, and Heather Shumaker titled, Is it time to dump calendar time and letter of the week?  Click the play button in [...]

What I learned from the Ooey Gooey lady

If you haven't heard of the Ooey Gooey lady then let me introduce you to her. Last weekend I had the opportunity to meet her and attend her workshop at our local Indiana state early childhood conference... Lisa (the Ooey Gooey Lady) is know for her fun, fresh, hands-on activities that can be used in the classroom or at home when working with young children.  I had a great time learning new ideas and I [...]

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Meet the experts in early childhood education:English Language Learners

If there is one thing I can tell you that I love - it is finding others who are dedicated to the field of early childhood education and who are willing to share their expertise through social networking. There are so many different kinds of experts in early childhood education. I consider myself more of a grass roots/front line kind of expert. I spend a great deal of time in the early childhood classroom observing [...]