Mindful Teacher Practice: Begin the Journey
October 17, 2016
The scene: You finish the story you have been reading with the children at the same time that Devon needs help tying his shoe, a conflict arises between Sasha and Mike, and just as you need to transition children to hand washing and lunch. You juggle conversations with children during lunchtime, while thinking ahead to your next small group activity.
Help Your Child Be Successful
October 6, 2016
Parents want the best for their children, and there are several ways they can help their child be successful in life.
21st Century Play Yards: A Balancing Act!
September 13, 2016
Remember lunchtime recess and romps on the playground with friends after school? For many children, those days and those playgrounds are gone. There is a transformation, a renaissance for playgrounds, as a part of the free play movement.
Culture: Make it an everyday part of your curriculum
August 18, 2016
As the world becomes more globally conscious, an important job of educators is to help children and youth acquire knowledge about cultural differences so that they will be able to work together and solve future problems together. Cultural competence is a critical set of skills that teachers, as well as out-of-school staff, need to help all children reach their full potentials.