Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry

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News & Information

  • The New Preschool is Crushing Kids

    The Atlantic - April 22, 2017

    Step into an American preschool classroom today and you are likely to be bombarded with what we educators call a print-rich environment, every surface festooned with alphabet charts, bar graphs, word walls, instructional posters, classroom rules, calendars, schedules, and motivational platitudes - few of which a 4-year-old can "decode," the contemporary word for what used to be known as reading....Read More

  • I Am More Than My Disability; 5 Things Your ECE Students Want You To Know

    Teach Thought - April 21, 2017

    Many times as educators and as parents, when we realize our children are having difficulty in school and a learning disability is diagnosed, we become inundated with information such as screening results and the identification of a learning disability - the discrepancy between ability and achievement....Read More

  • Taking Science Learning Outdoors

    AZ Early Childhood Network - April 19, 2017

    Spring is officially here! Now that the weather's cooler, there's no better time to take your lesson plans outside and give your students some fresh air....Read More

  • 10 Phrases That Can Help Build Children's Self Esteem

    Kaplan Early Learning - April 17, 2017

    What phrases do you use to help build children's self-esteem? It's important that you be specific in your praise by focusing on a specific act....Read More

  • Fostering Prosocial Behavior in Young Children

    Early Childhood News - April 15, 2017

    According to the National Center for Education Statistics (2001), there are over 21 million children under the age of six in center-based child care programs in the United States....Read More

  • What's the Buzz About Bumblebees?

    Kaplan Early Learning - April 13, 2017

    Spring has officially arrived, which means there will soon be lots of insects buzzing and flying around. Most of these insects (except for butterflies) are seen as annoying pests or are feared by children and adults alike....Read More

  • Creating Self-Reliant Learners in Your Preschool Students

    AZ Early Childhood Network - April 11, 2017

    As your students learn new things and become familiar with the world around them, you may notice they have a drive to become more independent....Read More