he years of toddlers and twos should be some of the most joyful years for you and your child. These children grow by leaps and bounds—walking, talking, laughing, singing, helping, and gaining new life experiences every day.
This is the first article in a series about asking questions that foster rich conversations. Visiting a variety of preschool settings, we’ll consider the different types of questions teachers ask and listen to children’s responses.
When faced with challenging behavior, it’s important to focus on teaching new skills and reinforcing desired behaviors. When challenging behavior is replaced with appropriate skills, positive change is sure to follow!
To many of us at NAEYC and in the early childhood education field, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton was an influential thinker and beloved presence who profoundly shaped how we understand young children’s development and learning.
Our afternoon of raking leaves opened my eyes to the opportunities everyday chores can offer for playing, exploring, and discovering. Here are some of the chores around our home that we have found to be exciting.