Category Archives: Early Childhood

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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If You’re Learning and You Know It, Sing a Song!

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning Singing is a wonderful tool for learning, reinforcing concepts, and creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere in your home, library, or classroom. Music also plays a … Continue reading

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Using Group Experiences to Help Young Children Develop Social-Emotional Skills

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive Can you imagine if you were challenged to master a complex cake recipe after having only a conversation with a renowned … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Books for Reducing Challenging Behavior in Young Children

This month we’re thrilled to give away a copy of Michelle Salcedo’s new book, Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior, along with eight other books to help little ones learn how to calm down, share, get along with others, and … Continue reading

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