The Importance of Block Play

Every single teacher has heard it before. It makes our teeth grind and our fists clench and our eyes roll so far into the backs of our heads that we fear they might never surface again: “My kids don’t go to school. They go to daycare. They just play all day.” Just play? JUST PLAY?! … Continue reading The Importance of Block Play

Making Smart Choices With Tech in the Classroom

Using technology in early learning classrooms can be a hotly debated issue.  Some people believe that children get enough “screen time” at home, so technology does not have a place in the classroom.  But it’s important to remember that not all screen time is created equal—a child sitting in front of the tv for three … Continue reading Making Smart Choices With Tech in the Classroom