Teachers work hard. A teacher writes lesson plans and does the research to provide appropriate curriculum. She presents that curriculum to a large group of children that often are more interested in something else, and manages her classrooms, guiding behaviors and challenging children to step in and try the activities. And all the while knowing… Continue reading National Teacher Appreciation Day
It’s National Crayon day. In normal times I’d say, get that box of imagination out and lets start being creative! But these aren’t normal times. Many of us are in our homes trying to practice social distancing, and those that are left in the center have small classes, limited resources and the uncertainty of when… Continue reading National Crayon Day
Half way through the Week of the Young Child #woyc19, – working with NAEYC to promote the well-being and positive development of all children! Today is Work Together Wednesday!
Anyone who works with children has found themselves mumbling to themselves. We ask ourselves, “Why”? On those days I find myself thinking, “I’m just getting too old for this”? But, what is “this”? Working with children is hard work and stressful. You sit in your classroom with ten little people who are still learning what… Continue reading Self-Care – Why we need to do it!
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s a good time to show your child’s teachers how much they matter. These are the people we trust to care for your children while we are away at work and to impart knowledge. We expect them to be well-educated at what they do, have immeasurable patience, and always be cheerful… Continue reading National Teacher Appreciation Week