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  • Changing it Up in the Classroom

    AZ Early Childhood Network - May 22, 2017

    Research shows that a child finds their creative self-expression through the active exploration of and reaction to their surrounding environments. So if you find your students losing interest in the classroom after a few months, it's time to change up their environment to help them flourish. ...Read More

  • How Much Math Anxiety Is Too Much?

    Education Week - May 21, 2017

    A growing body of research shows that many adults and older students have anxiety about math. But only in recent years have researchers been looking to early childhood to understand the roots of the problem and how it is entangled with math performance and other psychological challenges....Read More

  • Engaging Active Learners: What Children Are Telling Us When They Won't Sit Still

    Community Play Things - May 20, 2017

    Children speak with more than just words. They express themselves in drawing, playing, laughing, crying, and simply moving. Sometimes we can read these behaviors fairly easily. ...Read More

  • ''Shake Up'' Your Music Curriculum With Rhythm Instruments!

    Early Childhood News - May 19, 2017

    As an early childhood professional, you're well aware of the seemingly insatiable need of children to express themselves by making noise - a lot of noise! Rhythm instruments provide a uniquely effective way to respect and satisfy this need, while gently guiding young children toward expressing themselves musically. ...Read More

  • 5 Ways to Engage Parents in the EYFS

    Rock My Classroom - May 18, 2017

    Every Monday morning my parents come into class from 8:50-9:10am to read and play reading games with their children. It gives me the opportunity to mill about and model how to segment and blend to read, amongst other reading skills. It has been very successful and always sets the day off to a great start!...Read More

  • Building Social-Emotional Learning Skills in the Classroom

    AZ Early Childhood Network - May 16, 2017

    As a preschooler teacher who spends a fair amount of time with our youngest learners, you play an important role in helping children develop important social-emotional skills....Read More

  • Nurture Budding Wings: How Early Childhood Education Can Help Students Soar

    The Edvocate - May 15, 2017

    The early childhood years are some of the most important. The tone set by a child's early years can pervade the rest of its life, even outside of academia....Read More