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Tag Archives: pre-kindergarten

Praising and Sharing Approval

Recognition can take numerous forms – a word of praise, an embrace, thumbs up sign and at times a tangible reward.  But every bit is important to reinforcement as the speed with which the approval is shown.   The praise should be immediate so that the child can make connections between his or her act Continue Reading

WHY DO CHILDREN BULLY?

Yes, another school year has begun!  Will we see bullying occurring again this year?  Bullying is a concern and we need to be aware of it!  What are reasons, effects and warning signs? There are all kinds of reasons why young children bully others, either occasionally or often. Do any of these reasons sound familiar to Continue Reading

Cooperative games help children develop the essential skills of cooperation, communication, empathy, and conflict resolution by giving them an opportunity to work together toward a common goal.  These games require the skills of everyone in the group, not of just one or two people.   There is no sole winner.   All children will benefit since no one Continue Reading

The following characteristic traits include trustworthiness, honesty, integrity, promise keeping, respect, responsibility, caring, sharing, justice, fairness, civic virtue, and citizenship.  These are goals and fine reasons why to we pursue in teaching true ethics in the schools.  It will help us enhance and solve conflict situations and situations that affect others.  It allows behavior change Continue Reading

The ME ME ME Virus or attention seeking children are everywhere! Everywhere you look, people are demanding attention! The desire for attention is universal regardless of age, color, language, culture, etc. As adults, we want our bosses to notice us and our spouses to talk to us. We need to feel important and heard. It’s Continue Reading

5.  Music Activities help promote and encourage the children’s listening skills, creative expression and social interaction.  When music is used, children are able to explore sound, volume, tempo and rhythm.  (There are many educational concepts taught through music out there that  fit the curriculums of today which produce the rhythm and movements that children need to build Continue Reading

Young children learn through their 5 senses; therefore, providing hands-on experience allows children to touch, see, smell, taste, and hear become important.   When designing learning environments, teachers should focus on objects and materials they can provide for the children to handle and observe.   Many of us have a hard time developing materials from such experiences.  Continue Reading