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.
New On Demand for August!
August 17, 2016
I Am Moving, I Am Learning – Take It Outside!; I Am Moving, I Am Learning – Active Play Everyday!; PYD Foundations: Youth Engagement
A parenting secret: Understanding temperament
July 19, 2016
In simple terms, temperament is a person’s manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting. Each person has patterns of behavior, or temperament, that are also part of his or her uniqueness. Parenting methods and techniques need to be compatible with a child’s individual temperament to be effective.