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  • How to Teach Sharing in Preschool

    AZ Early Childhood - December 07, 2017

    Preschool teachers deal with young children who often don't understand what it means to share and take turns. Sometimes children can have different expectations of sharing, like thinking that another child is supposed to immediately hand over what their playing with, which can often cause conflicts....Read More

  • Self-Care for Child Care Professionals

    Hi Mama - December 05, 2017

    Dealing with challenging behavior, conflicts, parent demands and organizing your lessons can be exhausting, and an exhausted teacher cannot be 100% effective. It's important that educators make time to recharge and beat the stressors they encounter in their career....Read More

  • 5 Quick, Easy, and Fun Phonemic Awareness Activities

    Early Childhood Teacher - December 04, 2017

    Learning to read can be quite an overwhelming task for small children. In fact, if you think about it, it's astounding that children are even capable of learning to read in such a short amount of time. ...Read More

  • Repurposing Creative Finds for Creative Minds: Thinking Outside the Box

    NAEYC - December 02, 2017

    Have you ever found yourself looking through the pages of a preschool materials catalog and creating a wish list in your mind? You ask yourself, How can I make this happen in my own space? ...Read More

  • Taking Delight in Words: Using Oral Language to Build Young Children's Vocabularies

    Reading Rockets - December 01, 2017

    The purpose of this article is to explain some of the ways that pre-kindergarten through elementary school teachers can enhance the vocabulary development of young children....Read More

  • Building STEM Skills

    Community Play Things - November 28, 2017

    Young children cannot be taught STEM skills. For a five-year-old, the practical application of science, technology, engineering, and math is something they can only absorb through experience....Read More

  • 10 for 10: Ten Activities to Occupy Toddlers

    Early Childhood News - November 26, 2017

    Toddlers are busy little people, working hard to explore their new world and learn everything they can. They move from one challenge to another in a matter of minutes and require a great deal of chasing, engaging, cleaning up after, and redirection....Read More