Category Archives: Early Childhood

Universal Design for Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom

By Molly Breen Do you ever come across a classroom practice or schoolwide philosophy that resonates with you so completely that it’s as clear as a bell? And maybe you even think, Why isn’t everyone doing this?! While researching the … Continue reading

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Creative Summer Storytime Ideas

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning While every season has its charms, summer brings a sense of freedom that can make it the perfect time to add creative elements to your storytime … Continue reading

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Understanding Inclusive Early Childhood Education

By Molly Breen Is your program ready for inclusion? Does your program promote the right of every child and family to participate in high-quality and accessible early learning? If you think this doesn’t apply to you, think again! “Program” includes … Continue reading

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Build a Sense of Belonging in the Early Childhood Classroom

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me series. Mr. Rogers was a strong advocate for children. In his much acclaimed and long running television show … Continue reading

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#PleaseNotThemToo: Talking to Young Children About the #MeToo Movement

By Allison Wedell Schumacher It’s such an old song. If you’re a woman you can probably sing it with me: A man steps onto the escalator behind a female colleague and me. He stands uncomfortably close to me, but when … Continue reading

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