Preventing challenging behavior
Most teachers cite dealing with challenging behaviour as their number one training need. When dealing with this on a daily basis, teachers easily become overwhelmed, helpless, stressed and burned out. To address this need, a group of…
Drawing from the Reggio Emilia approach
It’s hard to not be inspired from the Reggio Emilia approach. When making changes to your classroom, remember to start small. Before long, you’ll have a Reggio inspired classroom Loris Malaguzzi would take pride in.
Case study - Kidz Day Nursery, Middleham
Staff at Kidz Day Nursery in Middleham tell about their environment.
What was life like before ‘childhood’ existed? Children worked in mines and factories; nobody celebrated birthdays, and by the age of seven children were considered adults. Then along came Friedrich Froebel.
Building blocks? Brilliant!
Block play opens a doorway to discovery of math, technology, engineering, design and even architecture.
Creating indoor environments for young children
A good early childhood environment supports play, hands-on-learning and whole child development.