Giving Students the Best Start

As proven in research, we know that the first five years of life are a crucial time for a child’s learning and development.  All children deserve a quality education, but before education comes in this is what they need from the family and community that surround them. Here is a list of ideas that are Read More…

What Children Need and Want!

As an early childhood professional I think we all ask ourselves: what do children really need at school?  What do children really want at school? Some would argue with need and want, saying they can’t be the same thing, but really they are the same thing. As I was teaching and saw different teaching styles Read More…

What Families Need and Want!

When we looked at the last article, What Children Need and Want from a classroom it started getting me to think about what families of the children need and want from their classroom and the teacher.  If you are teaching young children, this could very well be the first time families are leaving their child. Read More…

School Is About to Start: Now What?

Your classroom is being decorated and you feel pretty confident about what you are doing and what you have planned. Self-reflection is the best way to ensure you are growing as a professional– this, in addition to keeping abreast of current topics and new ideas in your field. Your classroom should be ever changing but like Read More…