Bringing nature inside does not and hopefully is not a daunting task. Children are naturally curious about nature and how things work.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]