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Masking in Preschool

By Molly Breen I participate in several professional groups as a preschool director. During the pandemic, some of these have morphed into “support groups” as we navigate the daily deluge of questions, plans, and changes related to preschool policies. Top … Continue reading

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On Being a Teacher and an Ally

By Molly Breen Parents and educators have long grappled with whether and how to address difficult subjects with young children. Common concerns include age-appropriateness and a worry of overwhelming children with adult concerns. But truthfully, kids will pick up on … Continue reading

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Empowering Children Through Active Listening

By Molly Breen Our days spent with young children can often be a bit of an emotional roller coaster: high highs and low lows. Part of our daily work as educators is to provide stabilizing skills and coping that help … Continue reading

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Together and Separate: Teaching During Coronavirus

By Molly Breen Note: We are aware that there is a great disparity in terms of equity for children from well-resourced communities and those from underresourced ones. This post addresses those who may have regular access to Wi-Fi and digital … Continue reading

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Should Child Care Centers Close in the Wake of the Coronavirus?

By Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., author of Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior: Create Responsive Environments Where Young Children Thrive Across the country, child care centers are faced with an excruciating decision: stay open and risk a possible outbreak of COVID-19, … Continue reading

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