As part of our summer book study on Challenging Behaviors, we are discussing self-regulation today! It is the number one skills for success in school and life!
Come and join us for our Summer Blog Book Study. This summer, we are talking all about challenging behaviors in the classroom! Don’t miss it!
Teaching children self-control doesn’t have to be complex but it does need to be a goal in any preschool classroom!
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 […]
Trying to get preschoolers to do something they don’t particularly find fun can be a challenge to even the best mom or preschool teacher.
A Mini-lesson focuses on skills preschoolers need to learn in managing everyday classroom and life skills. Unlike a teachable-moment, a mini-lesson is planned out ahead of time. Like a teachable moment, the idea or topic of a mini-lesson often originates from an unexpected occurence that a teacher begins to notice or observe happening repeatedly in […]
Teachable moments are times when something unexpected occurs and the teacher helps to guide the unexpected occurrence into a learning opportunity. Preschoolers are discovering the world around them. Their natural curiosity and need-to-know creates many opportunities for teachable moments. The teacher has to develop a teaching perspective in order to not miss out on unexpected […]