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Memorable Posts 2016

Feels like it’s 2016 still. Well, that’s what some of my paperwork still says. Are some of you still writing 2016 on your paper work? It’s not 02-20-2016? 122 more words

Preschool

Guidance on General Education Interventions for Public Preschool Children

The Maine Department of Education (DOE) is providing this guidance to ensure that all Maine school administrative units (SAU) receive direction on general education interventions for public preschool children. 105 more words

Dispatches

A respectful approach to behaviour management

I rarely use rewards and punishments with children, because I’m not training a bunch of performing seals with whom I can’t communicate: I’m teaching children, who are merely small human beings, to behave in socially and culturally acceptable ways. 536 more words

What are "special needs"?

I specialise in tutoring children with special behavioural or developmental needs. But what does that really mean? Here are the definitions of “special needs” that are important to me. 1,407 more words

News: Why children’s books that teach diversity are more important than ever

If you think back to your childhood, what sticks with you? For many people, it’s those cosy times when they were cuddled up with a parent or grandparent, being read a story. 74 more words

Early Childhood

Fingerpainting

Finger Painting in the Infant classroom! :)

Creativity is always encouraged in the classroom, even though it can get a bit messy! We started out with the primary colors: Red, Yellow, and Blue. 61 more words

Early Childhood

Childcare is So Much More Complex and Important Than Just Playtime

I love my job. Watching tiny people grow and learn is one of the most satisfying careers. Many people have the misconception that children are dropped off in the morning and we sit and play with them all day. 464 more words

Teaching