Category Archives: Play

Easter is coming – what are your curricula plans?

Please share your top ideas for your preschool or early elementary classes. Are you looking forward to the beauty of Easter colors and bunny frills? Or are you focusing on the way of the cross? Or are you celebrating the … Continue reading

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What Does it Take to Be a Great Educator?

What does it take to be a great educator? Better formal training? Natural talent? A love for children? Kindness? Moral excellence in order to think of the children’s needs and the family’s needs and the center’s needs before one’s own? … Continue reading

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Importance of Play

Here is another article, also urging play over kill-and-drill for preschoolers. http://braininsights.blogspot.com/2010/08/brain-fact-early-childhood-programs.html I am for hands-on, but I want to be clear that play is not aimless.  I would not urge aimless, non education  during school. “Drill and kill” may … Continue reading

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The Importance of Play

Depending upon where you are located, you may have parents who are overly concerned about academic achievment. Pushing two year olds! Spreadsheets for acheivement for children!  Bragging on worksheet! OH MY! Here is an article I thought you might find … Continue reading

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