Tag Archives: early childhood education

Social Stories: An Individualized Learning Tool

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning to Get Along® series. This post was originally published April 4, 2013. A friend once asked me for advice regarding her two-year-old child. She was concerned about her daughter’s biting and … Continue reading

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The Seven Senses

By Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy, coauthors of A Moving Child Is a Learning Child: How the Body Teaches the Brain to Think (Birth to Age 7). This post was originally published on the Moving Smart Blog. Seven? Yes, seven. … Continue reading

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Learning on the Move: 10 “Motorvators” to Get Kids Moving—Indoors and Out

by Gill Connell, coauthor of Move, Play, and Learn with Smart Steps. This post was originally published December 6, 2012. Young kids don’t burn off energy—they learn off energy. But it’s not because I say so. It’s because nature makes it … Continue reading

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Helping Your Child Adjust to All-Day Kindergarten

By Cheri J. Meiners, author of the Learning to Get Along® and Being the Best Me! series Has your child started all-day kindergarten this fall? Most children this age, whether or not they have attended preschool, are transitioning to new … Continue reading

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3 New Ways to Use Music with Young Children

Music has been used to communicate thoughts and feelings for a very long time. Lullabies abound in all cultures, bonding the parent and baby with calming tones. These become a ritual, signifying that it is time to calm down, settle … Continue reading

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