Understanding the kinds of question to ask when a family of adoption comes to your preschool.
Choosing day care can lead to surprising obstacles for parents who adopt!
November is National Adoption Month and my niece, Renata Sledge, is here to share some of her personal experiences on adoption as it relates to early childhood education!
I know you will enjoy this guest post written by Julie Meighan, author of Drama Start! Role Play in Early Years Settings By Julie Meighan Role play is a very important part of a child’s education. The imagination is a powerful tool which as we know is innate in some children but needs encouraging in others. It is important […]
I am a guest over at UCreate with Kids today. I am sharing a tutorial on how to make your own table top easels for use at home or in the preschool classroom. Come on over to UCreate and read all about it!
Parent involvement in early literacy is the key to academic success by Dr. Erika Burton of Stepping Stones Together Early childhood education sets the stage for future academic achievement. Whether you choose a pre-school setting, home school your child, or a combination of both exposure and parent modeling of literacy skills before, during and after the […]
Early Childhood Education Degree Programs: What are Your Options? By Brian Jenkins What types of early childhood education programs are available? Many colleges and universities offer accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the subject. You may also have the option of obtaining a professional certificate at certain schools. Programs are available both on-campus and online. […]
No Time Like the Present: How and Why to Give the Gift of Language Learning to Your Child(ren) Written by my special guest Carolina Gomez. Learning a language is enriching at any age, but it is more challenging when we are adults. Children are the ones who benefit the most simply because there is a special window […]
Including Sign Language in Early Childhood Curriculum Co-written by Emily Patterson and Kathleen Thomas One of the keys to thriving in the modern economic climate is versatility – and the ability to communicate articulately in a variety of ways with the widest possible audience. This includes bilingual ability as well as the ability to communicate […]
It’s that time of year again, time for teachers and students to start getting sick that is. You don’t have to wait for cold and flu season to officially begin, illness can strike at any time in the classroom, and it loves the beginning of the school year. One of the most difficult aspects of […]
There’s something quite intriguing about feeling paint on your fingers as you spread it onto your canvas. Do it yourself and try not to smile. Feeling the texture, seeing what happens when colors are mixed and the paint is spread across the canvas is important learning… Fun as it may be! You will need: -newspaper […]
The mailbox brought me a little package several months ago and inside was the Amazing Alphabet Action CD and Book written by Esther Kehl. Along with the book was a little note from Vanessa Kerr who asked me take a listen and see what I thought. Vanessa indicated in her little note that her child […]