Tag Archives: advice from the expert

How to get started with Parent Engagement

From the Washington Post to Education Week, the topic of parent engagement has been making headlines. Some states are now including parent engagement as a component of evaluation for both teachers and curriculums. Grants specifically for engagement programs are increasing, … Continue reading

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Essential play experiences for a joyful childhood

Many of us remember our childhoods with a sense of nostalgic joy. We remember our toys, playing in the grass, being outdoors. If that is the case, you probably also worry about today’s children. Are they playing enough? Are they … Continue reading

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Happy Eat Your Veggies Day!

It’s national eat your veggies day! Really everyday is a day to eat your veggies, but sometimes that gets forgotten. So in honor of this special day here are a few ideas for working veggies into kid’s everyday activities to … Continue reading

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The Comfort of Little Things: Where the magic awaits

We all have things in our pasts, and sometimes in our present, that we allow to hold us back and stall our lives. What if we could change that? What if we could help others not fall into the same … Continue reading

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Emergency Medical Services for Children tips and resources

Children are not little adults and this is especially true when it comes to treating them in emergency medical situations. That is why EMSC (Emergency Medical Services for Children) has been working with medical facilities at the local, state, and … Continue reading

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Brain Awareness Week: Activities for toddlers’ growing brains

Happy brain awareness week! Sometimes we forget that children’s brains are a work in progress. They do not think the same way as adults and we must foster their development as we help them grow and mature. In the early … Continue reading

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Evaluating and Supporting Early Childhood Teachers: A conversation with Angele Sancho Passe

Teacher evaluation is a hot topic right now with many districts revamping their process. Author Angele Sancho Passe had perfect timing on her new book, Evaluating and Supporting Early Childhood Teachers, where she covers the topic in depth. Angele recently … Continue reading

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