Why I Became A Teacher

About Me, Development, Management

Why do you want to be a teacher? That was my most dreaded question during school. Professors wanted a genuine answer, but I never knew how to put it into words. My main answer was being a person children can rely on, to help make the world a better place. But that was also what […]

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Child-Led Play

Activites, Child Led Play, Development

There are many ways for children to learn through play. My favorite way to see them learning through play is child-led play. Child-led play is just as is sounds: play that is child-led. That doesn’t mean that children run the show, but they do have an equal say in everything that goes on. Child-led play […]

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Why We Should Say Yes to Children – My Beliefs

About Me

I have many beliefs in children. I believe children are great. Children are undervalued in society right now. They hear “no” too often in their short lives. Granted, “no” can’t be 100% avoided, but saying “yes” is easier… and a lot more fun! Let’s say yes to children! I’ve seen so many parents shielding their […]

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Teaching Kindness Every Day

Development, Management

Our kindness matters. Children’s kindness matters. Let’s raise a generation (or more) of kindhearted people.

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5 Ways to Set Children Up For Success

Development, Management

To me, success in early childhood promotes development, independence, and problem solving skills. With these three goals in mind I have come up with 5 generalized ideas that help set children up for success.

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What We Are Missing In Early Childhood

About Me

I am an advocate for children’s rights. Rights that are lacking in early childhood. There are some critical happenings we are missing during the early years of life. What we are missing in early childhood worries me about the future. What we are missing is putting us on a broken conveyor belt of education. It needs […]

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Baby Name Challenge – Names I Love

About Me

I recently stumbled onto a few Baby Name videos on YouTube. Then I began to get caught up watching one after the other. I watched this one and it inspired me to write about it! It is a little different than what I have been writing, but I thought the baby name challenge was a […]

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Post Roundup 1- November 2017 – June 2018

About Me, Activites, Child Led Play, Development, DIY, Management

In case you are new or just need a quick way to search through posts instead of using the archives, this post roundup is here to  help! This is my first post round up, focusing on all the posts I have written thus far in my 8 months of blogging! I hope to do them […]

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Inspirational Spaces

Management

This post is a bit different. I wanted to post some inspirational classroom designs. If I had an unlimited budget and resources, these are the rooms I would aspire to create. I have laid them out by “center” but in my ideal classroom one center would easily flow into the next. Materials can and should […]

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Child-Led Play


Activites, Child Led Play, Development

There are many ways for children to learn through play. My favorite way to see them learning through play is child-led play. Child-led play is just as is sounds: play that is child-led. That doesn’t mean that children run the show, but they do have an equal say in everything that goes on. Child-led play […]

December 23, 2017

What We Are Missing In Early Childhood


About Me

I am an advocate for children’s rights. Rights that are lacking in early childhood. There are some critical happenings we are missing during the early years of life. What we are missing in early childhood worries me about the future. What we are missing is putting us on a broken conveyor belt of education. It needs […]

July 28, 2018

Baby Name Challenge – Names I Love


About Me

I recently stumbled onto a few Baby Name videos on YouTube. Then I began to get caught up watching one after the other. I watched this one and it inspired me to write about it! It is a little different than what I have been writing, but I thought the baby name challenge was a […]

July 15, 2018

Inspirational Spaces


Management

This post is a bit different. I wanted to post some inspirational classroom designs. If I had an unlimited budget and resources, these are the rooms I would aspire to create. I have laid them out by “center” but in my ideal classroom one center would easily flow into the next. Materials can and should […]

June 10, 2018