Whether it's listening to music, singing or playing an instrument - music has a way of striking a chord (pun intended) in all of us! But, its role in early childhood development is especially beneficial.
Adopting the creative process in your classroom provides children an opportunity for self-expression, while sparking their imagination. This will ultimately enrich their experience when it comes to the arts.
With recent temperatures already breaking 100 degrees, seasoned Arizonans can no longer ignore the inevitable. Summer is coming. While teachers and parents in many other states are preparing for outdoor play, we must prepare to spend the majority of our time for the next few months inside air-conditioned classrooms and homes.
Your role as an early childhood professional takes on many facets, especially in understanding standard developmental milestones for preschoolers. This understanding will provide you a baseline that's key in recognizing developmental delays in the classroom.
As an early childhood professional, supporting the success of your students is a top priority, especially when it comes to their social skills in the classroom.
One of the most important roles of an early childhood professional is to support students in their path to development. While parents are responsible to potty train their children, it is the job of the teacher to support those efforts in the classroom.