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  • Using Timeout in Preschool

    Pre-K Pages - August 14, 2017

    So, what is effective if time-out isn't? The simplest answer is to teach kids how to identify and control, or "regulate", their emotions instead of sending them to time out. But this is so much easier said than done. ...Read More

  • Better Education Starts With Adults

    U.S. News - August 12, 2017

    Quality starts with creating a thriving village of adults who are prepared, supported and compensated to impact children and one another. If tomorrow's policies do not support and elevate those adults in the early education field, they will falter in the support they mean to provide for children....Read More

  • 8 Ways to Help Kids Solve Their Own Playtime Problems

    We Are Teachers - August 08, 2017

    If you follow a consistent pattern with kids each time you help them navigate a tricky situation, even little ones will pick up on that pattern and then begin applying the strategies they've watched you use. ...Read More

  • No Better Classroom Than Nature: Re-Imagining Early Childhood Education

    imaginED - August 05, 2017

    Within minutes of getting outside each morning, children as young as three become engaged in tasks of their own choosing and remain deeply focused for extended lengths of time with no outside prompting. ...Read More

  • Six Outdoor Classroom Ideas for Preschoolers

    Kaplan Early Learning - August 02, 2017

    Preschoolers often love to explore art in the messiest ways. Painting indoors can be a headache to clean up, so taking the paint outside is the perfect solution. ...Read More

  • Tips on Teaching Youngsters Healthy Eating Habits

    AZ Early Childhood Network - July 15, 2017

    Healthy habits should be established at a young age. For this to happen, it's important for children to understand why healthy foods are necessary for their growth, strong bones and overall well-being. ...Read More

  • Superhero Play in the Early Childhood Classroom: Issues in Banning Play from the Classroom

    Early Childhood News - July 12, 2017

    Superhero play has received a great deal of attention from parents and educators in the recent past. Teachers of young children have become an increasingly vocal group, voicing concern about superhero play in their classrooms....Read More