Tag Archives: early childhood education

Ferguson Says Diversity Training Still Very Relevant

I started doing “diversity training” back in the 1990s. I was wondering if it were really a “dead horse.”  Recent seminar feedback (diversity doesn’t apply here) and recent news (Ferguson. MO) suggest that it is still very relevant today. Please … Continue reading

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Calm Ebola Fears

I am hearing from a variety of sources that people are getting freaked out about ebola.  No amount of reassurance seems to help anymore, because people rightly distrust government and do not distrust their information source. You do know that … Continue reading

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News for Family Day Home Operators

I do now how some online courses up, some of which would be good for Family Day Home Operators. How will I let them know about that?  This post! I would like to reach out to those who take care … Continue reading

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Christian Directors Groups Now Forming

If you would like to be in a group for Christian directors and owners, please contact me. We are having such a great time in Austin that I would like to help start such groups in other places. Looks like … Continue reading

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Character Formation Begins in the Cradle

http://www.dadmag.com/dadskills/values.php Michael Shulman, Ph.D. says character formation really does begin in the cradle, with people like us being dependable. I had a great time with a bunch of early childhood educators yesterday evening. We discovered that none of them had … Continue reading

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Pre-Service Training all in a Binder

The Pre-Service 8 hours-all-in-a-pink Binder is sold out. Well, we will make some more. Glad you liked them. However, the pink binder may be history. We have had some difficulty getting more. So far, only one pink binder available. Now, … Continue reading

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The Self-Esteem Movement in Teaching: Results?

There has been a movement for at least 20 years to boost self-esteem in children. Why did this ever get going? Baumeister et. al. trace the literature to California Assemblyman John Vascocellos arguing that raising self-esteem in youth would reduce … Continue reading

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New Year Going to be an Important one for ECD

Great plans are underway for early childhood. Some, wonderful; others disastrous. I’ve received a very urgent command to speak into this. Will start with some blogs about HIllary Clinton’s It Takes a Village. We need a more intelligent discussion. She … Continue reading

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Directors Make in the Training They Offer & BONUS

Last week I shared my 3 secrets for hiring good staff.  This followed the big insight on the one big secret to time management for the center director.  This week, my 5 biggest mistakes directors make when they train their … Continue reading

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Solving the Biggest Problem Directors Have: Time Pressure

Directors have told me for years that their biggest problem is time pressure. And wow, I know, because it was for me too. Time crunch is severe for directors.  Problem number one: time — not enough.  (Second biggest problem is … Continue reading

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