To answer the question, "Should young children raise their hands?" the best place to start is by taking a look at what happens when they do raise their hands. Raising [...]
In the early childhood classroom, the use of music and fingerplays has a way of capturing children’s attention and leading them towards success throughout the day. Let me tell [...]
Building a foundation of trust in a caring and supportive environment is essential in preschool It is a well known fact that the more a person gets deeply invested in [...]
There are so many skills that can be fostered and mastered through the cooking process. Look for recipes your students can get involved in and enjoy the wonderful benefits of cooking together.
See why displaying and using visual behavior charts is risky business in the classroom and what the alternatives might be.
I want my group times to be all about building community and in my mind, building community is all about being close together, being engaged in the process, being aware of each other as needed, and making any necessary adjustments as we go along.
The parachute is a wonderful way to introduce your students on how to work together to achieve a common goal. Today, my students played the hello game as we learned the basics of how to use a parachute
At the top of your list of priorities needs to be building a sense of community in your classroom. Come and see these tips on how to build community!
I like to begin the first few days of preschool by giving my students time to explore the environment and find out all the things they can do in preschool.
This must be at the top of the my list of favorite days/activities we did in the preschool classroom last year. Stop by and see how we built our own neighborhood!