Today we continue to explore various preschool philosophies to help you guide your child at home!
You may have heard of the Reggio Emilia approach. Local parents and Loris Malaguzzi, who was a teacher near Reggio Emilia, Italy, after World War II, created this curriculum. This is an arts and community based approach.
As we continue to look at tools and methods used by preschool teachers, today we discuss a fundamental: Play-Based Learning.
Without a doubt Play-Based Learning is a natural way for children to learn and something you are already doing at home. This is one of the best methods a preschool teacher can use and with a little thought, you can build on your "play" at home.
This is the first in a series of blog posts with brief descriptions and suggestions for bringing the preschool experience into your home. The series will cover various teaching styles that help preschoolers blossom. Hopefully a little something for everyone. Today, Inquiry Based Learning.
You can sing or make up rhythms anywhere, anytime, but today we’ll talk about some ideas for having a regular music time at home. Some of my preschool families have been asking for ideas for a music class at home so in this, 2-part series, I plan to cover some of the basics to get you started.
As the preschool year starts we teachers spend a great deal of time thinking about our young students, letting parents know how their child’s day went, and generally letting parents know that their young children are doing well. Today’s blog is a shout out to the parents.
If your child has recently started preschool, there are a few things you should know about getting used to a school routine. First and foremost, it takes a good five weeks to really build a routine. It’s all about expectations and your child becoming accustomed to the new routine.
The answer is a resounding yes. I like to keep the information in my resource blog on the positive side, and I will share information about the positive guidance schools receive by obtaining licensure as well as the potential problems of unlicensed facilities.