Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry

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  • Teaching Children about Nurtition for National Nutrition Month

    AZ Early Childhood Network - March 01, 2017

    March is National Nutrition Month! Teaching children about how to make healthy nutrition choices can help prevent childhood obesity....Read More

  • Set Up Your Classroom for a 'Readable' Environment

    Scholastic - February 27, 2017

    I think about gradual beginnings when I work with teachers to set up a classroom. Our goal is to make the environment readable: easy to understand and navigate. This is a sensible approach no matter what the grade, but for our very youngest students, it is essential....Read More

  • Curbing Bad Language in the Classroom

    Kaplan Early Learning - February 25, 2017

    Children use inappropriate words for a variety of reasons - they may hear someone else say the word and say it on accident, they may be upset and use bad language to hurt someone else, or they may say a curse word to get attention from adults and other children....Read More

  • Dealing with the Grieving Process in the Classroom

    Scholastic - February 23, 2017

    Most veteran teachers have a few tricks and trusted read-aloud books to help children deal with difficult situations such as the first day of school, a new sibling, bullying, or divorce. But what about death or dying?...Read More

  • 10 Senses for Teachers to Nourish

    Kaplan Early Learning - February 20, 2017

    Nurturing the five senses - sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch - from a young age helps children make observations and learn about the world around them. However, these five senses aren't the only senses teachers should be focusing on helping children develop....Read More

  • Clatter in the Classroom

    Community Play Things - February 17, 2017

    Early childhood classrooms are busy, active, and energetic places filled with a cacophony of sounds including children's laughter, conversations, and an occasional loud skirmish over a favorite toy. ...Read More

  • Finding Teachable Moments at the Playground

    AZ Early Childhood Network - February 15, 2017

    While the playground is a great place for children to play and get exercise, it also can be a place for children to learn and challenge their minds. The next time you bring your students to the playgr......Read More