Month: October 2016

A Lesson About Empathy From Sesame Street

A new survey from Sesame Workshop found that parents and teachers worry a lot about kindness — what it looks like, how to cultivate it…

American Academy Of Pediatrics Lifts ‘No Screens Under 2’ Rule

A new policy statement says kids as young as 15 months can learn from media when a caregiver is present and involved. Source: American Academy…

New Workshops Coming Soon

New Perpetual Preschool Workshops Planned for the 2016-2017 Year  Gathering and Using Digital Media in the Classroom (Early 2017) I’m Ready For My Closeup Mr.…

25 Ways to Obtain Children’s Attention in a School Setting

These are fantastic classroom management ideas! 25 Ways to Obtain Children’s Attention in a School Setting by Leah Davies, M.Ed.  

Thanksgiving Snacks For Preschoolers

  Thanksgiving Snacks For Preschoolers Over 30 Thanksgiving snacks for preschoolers through second grade.

Fostering kindness in the classroom

Starting small: Fostering kindness in the classroom

5 Secrets to Raising a Kid Who Is Kind to Others

Want to raise kind kids? Follow these steps to make kindness count. Source: 5 Secrets to Raising a Kid Who Is Kind to Others

The Empathy Gap and How to Fill It

Teachers, parents, and school leaders have a role in fostering student empathy, particularly when children are very young, writes Jessica Sager. Source: The Empathy Gap…

Bad eating habits can start in daycare

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Some daycare centers may find “clean plate club” policies hard to resist, even though working too hard to control…

Giving babies healthy foods early may shape childhood tastes

By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) – Young toddlers who eat a range of fruits and vegetables may learn to enjoy healthy eating as they grow…