Tag Archives: preschool

Keep It Local: How to Find Support for Teaching and Learning in Your Community

By Molly Breen I like to fly fish. I love standing in a stream or river, casting and mending my line over and over in a dance with the drift and my fly . . . and hopefully a trout! … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Preventing Preschool Expulsions

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive “I don’t know how to help them. But I do know it is too early for the world to give up … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Risky Play in Early Childhood Education

By Molly Breen If you are, perhaps, a mid-millennial or older and grew up in the United States, you likely spent your summers in some amount of unsupervised play. Some of us even remember having a family rule to “come … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

I Don’t Wanna Go! Determining the Cause of School Avoidance

By Molly Breen About six weeks (or less) into the school year, the bloom is off the rose. That is to say, school is no longer novel, compelling, or inspiring, and some children begin to complain that they “hate school.” … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood | Tagged | Leave a comment

Everyday Social-Emotional Learning

By Molly Breen Most of us know by now the myriad benefits of teaching social-emotional learning (SEL) as a foundation for, well, everything! If you aren’t familiar with SEL, it helps kids with decision-making, building friendships, feeling empathy, and understanding … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood, Social & Emotional Learning | Tagged , , | Leave a comment