Risky play is not reckless. I realize the dangers that could happen during risky play. Risky play is beneficial for children’s development and play that they do naturally.
Today is the day I meet a new set of kiddos, I meet you. The day that I am able to start impacting, teaching, and growing with you. My future students.
Our kindness matters. Children’s kindness matters. Let’s raise a generation (or more) of kindhearted people.
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.
We’ve all done it. We see a child push someone else and tell them to say “sorry”. Once they say sorry we tell them to go play or in some cases, put them in time out. What if I told you we are teaching children that “sorry” is a get out jail free card? Time […]
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 […]