Early childhood educators use education diplomacy to advocate on important early childhood care and education (ECCE) issues, build consensus, and negotiate agreements among diverse stakeholders, like parents, teachers, school leaders, and students.
This online version includes an additional reflection from the authors showing how the defining elements of PPR transform participatory research into a vehicle for shared learning for teachers and children alike.
Parents, educators, and other primary caregivers might not realize that a small patch of grass, a single tree, and a walk to the store are opportunities to observe nature, generate questions, and conduct experiments to find answers.
Marion Goldstein, Lisa Famularo, Jamie Kynn
This article will help early childhood educators embed in their instructional plans outdoor learning opportunities that support the whole child. The accompanying examples are based on the authors’ experiences earlier in their careers.
The easiest way to help support effective behavior management is through authentic relationships with your students. Here are some ideas you can use to build real relationships with children and families in your program.