Category Archives: Early Childhood

Positive Preschool Program Changes That Will Outlast the Pandemic

By Molly Breen January is traditionally a month when we take inventory and prepare for a fresh start. We organize our storage spaces, toss out or recycle the things we no longer need, and evaluate whether the items we put … Continue reading

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3 Simple Steps for Effective Conflict Resolution

By Chris Amirault, Ph.D., and Christine Snyder, M.A., coauthors of Finding Your Way Through Conflict: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators Conflict has lots of facets, and engaging in conflict skillfully takes a lot of insight and practice. We’re convinced … Continue reading

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Helping Young Children Develop Social Skills During the Pandemic

By Molly Breen This time of teaching and learning in the pandemic is, no doubt, historic and unprecedented in our lifetimes. We cannot possibly predict all the long-term effects—good and bad—that this experience will have on our lives. And in … Continue reading

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Working Through Conflict During the Pandemic

By Christine Snyder, M.A., and Chris Amirault, Ph.D., coauthors of Finding Your Way Through Conflict: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators “Exhausted.” “Isolated.” “Enough already!” “Wrung out.” “Just done.” For everyone we ask, it’s been a lousy several months. The … Continue reading

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Simple Songs to Help Kids Stay Healthy During the Pandemic

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Here are some songs you can teach children to help them remember and understand the important issues of mask wearing and handwashing during the pandemic. The … Continue reading

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