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6 Ideas for Including Children in Holiday Giving

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Children love the holidays! With the allure of food, decorations, activities, and gifts, holidays are great times … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Incorporate Social Emotional Learning into Your Curriculum This Fall

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Many routines have been affected this past year due to precautions surrounding the global pandemic. These changes … Continue reading

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Activities for Every Day of Week of the Young Child®

By Lydia Bowers, author of We Listen to Our Bodies and Shawn Forster, vice president of Peaceful Schools and artistic director of Peaceful Schools Productions Started in 1971 by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Week … Continue reading

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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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Growing as a Teacher with the Help of a Coach

By Sandra Heidemann, M.S. and Beth Menninga, M.A.Ed., M.A., coauthors of Intentional Teaching in Early Childhood As programs aim to improve their care and education, they often use coaches to help teachers implement new strategies. Coaches may help introduce new … Continue reading

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