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Feb 14, 2023 6:18:09 PM

Are Preschool Common Core Standards Right for Your Classroom?

Child development
As children near school age, it’s important for their caregivers and teachers to have a plan in place to ensure that they will be ...
Feb 14, 2023 6:10:12 PM

The Alphabetic Principle: Connecting Sounds to Letters

Child development
Imagine preparing for a cross-country road trip. Your bags are packed, you know your destination, and your car is waiting in the ...
Feb 13, 2023 6:17:32 PM

An Early Childhood Educator’s Guide to Receptive Language

Child development
The first five years of a child’s life are crucial for all developmental areas. One essential developmental skill is receptive ...
Feb 10, 2023 1:30:00 PM

The Pros and Cons of Using Behavior Charts

Child development
A behavior chart is a reward system that uses checklists or stickers to encourage a particular behavior in a child. You can use ...
Feb 10, 2023 1:17:50 PM

A Teacher's Guide to Visual-Spatial Intelligence

Child development
What does it take to tie your shoes or brush your hair? What’s going on in your mind that allows you to pack a suitcase or merge ...
Feb 10, 2023 1:02:47 PM

Introduction to Naturalistic Intelligence

Child development
Intelligence is the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills. IQ tests measure a range of cognitive abilities and are ...
Feb 9, 2023 9:14:30 PM

Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Child development
How would you describe intelligence? While there are dozens of definitions floating around, intelligence can be defined as the ...
Feb 9, 2023 8:51:49 PM

A Teacher’s Guide to Musical Intelligence

Child development
Do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do! These notes aren’t just from the classic film The Sound of Music; they’re also the building ...
Feb 9, 2023 8:42:34 PM

How to Nurture Interpersonal Intelligence in Children

Child development
Have you ever considered yourself “book smart” or “street smart?” While that may be a common distinction people make, there are ...
Feb 8, 2023 7:07:31 PM

Understanding the Achievement Gap in Early Childhood Education

Child development
For decades, inequality has been an issue that's negatively impacted the level of education children receive. From birth to ...