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Monday’s and Aggressiveness in Children.

Published on October 22, 2018 under Winter
Children who have not learned to control anger or frustration often resort to aggressive behavior. Aggression is a normal expression of emotion in young children. They have not yet learned acceptable ways to channel their…
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Math Moments

Published on October 18, 2018 under Winter
In every classroom, at any time during the day, the potential for a "math moment" exists. The room is one big learning center where strands of mathematical discovery are continually being woven . Children learn…
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Dynamic Classrooms Are Not Quiet

Published on October 17, 2018 under Winter
Quiet classrooms do not mean that young children are learning. In fact, since language is very important during the early years, quiet classrooms may indicate that your children are not learning all they could be.…
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Science by Discovery

Published on October 16, 2018 under Winter
Children learn scientific concepts through real experiences such as playing in the mud, holding a cat, walking in the rain, jumping in leaves and playing with worms. Today we integrated science in our day by…
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Spookley

Published on October 15, 2018 under Winter
I think I told you last week that my favorite book for this season is called " Spookley the Square Pumpkin ." Today I read the book again. There was evidence everywhere. This morning I…
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Early Intervention

Published on October 4, 2018 under Winter
The Northwest Arkansas Education Cooperative has been around for a very long time. They exist to offer early intervention to children before they enter the public school system. There are many ways we qualify children…
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Letting Children Choose

Published on October 3, 2018 under Winter
Why do we as adults pick certain hobbies such as painting, playing music, or gardening? We spend time on those activities because we find it enjoyable, we have some control over the activity, and we…
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Art is Smart

Published on October 2, 2018 under Winter
A child becomes totally engrossed and immersed in the process of making a work of art. The sensation of feeling smooth thick paint sliding onto the paper calms the child. When the child grapples with…
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Bully what ?

Published on October 1, 2018 under Winter
First off, can we just all understand that there's no such thing as a three-year-old bully ? The actions that you see that might lead you to believe the child is a bully are simply…
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DAP

Published on September 28, 2018 under Winter
What is developmentally appropriate practice? You probably have noticed that our classroom has a lot of bustlr and noise , the children are up doing things, talking, playing , and exploring. Such a classroom environment…
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