Teaching Strategies refers to centers as “Interest Centers” because they should be interesting! This is the first of a series on interest centers with ideas and important concepts to remember when you are planning them. The first is Sensory.
I had intended to post this yesterday but my computer would not cooperate, so I had pretty much given up when I thought – Why should this only apply to one day? I think this is something we should be thinking about every day and setting an example for your children. What do you think?… Continue reading In Remembrance
Wow! Can you believe summer is just about over – in some places it IS over!! Are you ready for the new school year? At our center there will be a training on the use of Creative Curriculum and planning activities – and then the part the teachers like the most, seriously – preparing their… Continue reading It’s Fall. Breathe – Put your Feet up.
We have an exciting event coming here to the upper Willamette Valley! The solar eclipse will cross our state offering 100% totality in many locations. It’s exciting and a wonderful opportunity to educate children about the amazing world we live in! First and foremost, safety!!
As I spend time building this website and planning what workshops I’m going to offer, I find myself reflecting on the experiences I’ve had in this ever changing field of child care. What was it that made me want to do this? Why have I persisted even though I can barely make a living at… Continue reading Reflection