Summer School
July 29, 2022

Everyone is a Scientist! Engaging Our Youngest Learners in Scientific Inquiry

One of the biggest challenges preschool teachers face is trying to balance age-appropriate academic rigor with the need for kids to just be kids. Preschool should be a place where children begin their academic journey. Young minds are capable of grasping advanced concepts, and parents want you to challenge their children and set them up for success in Kindergarten and beyond
June 22, 2022

Helping Young Learners Discover a World of Parts and Wholes — Working with Syllables

One of the biggest challenges preschool teachers face is trying to balance age-appropriate academic rigor with the need for kids to just be kids. Preschool should be a place where children begin their academic journey. Young minds are capable of grasping advanced concepts, and parents want you to challenge their children and set them up for success in Kindergarten and beyond
May 24, 2022

Pre-K Writing—Turning Your Preschoolers’ Natural Creativity into Early Writing Skills

One of the biggest challenges preschool teachers face is trying to balance age-appropriate academic rigor with the need for kids to just be kids. Preschool should be a place where children begin their academic journey. Young minds are capable of grasping advanced concepts, and parents want you to challenge their children and set them up for success in Kindergarten and beyond
May 20, 2022

I Think I Can! Developing Confidence with Phonological Awareness

One of the biggest challenges preschool teachers face is trying to balance age-appropriate academic rigor with the need for kids to just be kids. Preschool should be a place where children begin their academic journey. Young minds are capable of grasping advanced concepts, and parents want you to challenge their children and set them up for success in Kindergarten and beyond
May 9, 2022

The Preschool Teacher’s Challenge: Combining Learning with Play – Alphabet Knowledge

One of the biggest challenges preschool teachers face is trying to balance age-appropriate academic rigor with the need for kids to just be kids. Preschool should be a place where children begin their academic journey. Young minds are capable of grasping advanced concepts, and parents want you to challenge their children and set them up for success in Kindergarten and beyond
April 28, 2022

Who Am I? Helping Preschoolers Develop Self-Awareness

On a drive through central Texas recently, I admired the colorful splashes of wildflowers along the highways. I couldn’t help but think about how the showy blooms started as small seeds that lay dormant in the ground for months and then slowly started to germinate before finally sprouting through the surface, ready to join the world of the top-dwellers. If a seed could talk, what would it say of that journey? Of the patience and perseverance required of it?
April 18, 2022

What Comes Next?

On a drive through central Texas recently, I admired the colorful splashes of wildflowers along the highways. I couldn’t help but think about how the showy blooms started as small seeds that lay dormant in the ground for months and then slowly started to germinate before finally sprouting through the surface, ready to join the world of the top-dwellers. If a seed could talk, what would it say of that journey? Of the patience and perseverance required of it?
April 7, 2022

Obstacle Course Fun Combines Learning and Play

On a drive through central Texas recently, I admired the colorful splashes of wildflowers along the highways. I couldn’t help but think about how the showy blooms started as small seeds that lay dormant in the ground for months and then slowly started to germinate before finally sprouting through the surface, ready to join the world of the top-dwellers. If a seed could talk, what would it say of that journey? Of the patience and perseverance required of it?
April 4, 2022

It’s Spring in the Neighborhood!

Teaching Preschool requires multitasking at its finest. At any given moment you might be celebrating one child’s masterful block tower, consoling another child’s frustration with zips and snaps, and simultaneously coaxing yet another child to come out of their shell and participate with the group. It’s miraculous work at times, but there’s nothing quite so rewarding.
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