Social-Emotional Skills in the ECE Classroom

by Lynsey Kemplin As a teacher, dealing with challenging behavior is likely one of the biggest stressors in your classroom.  Young children are still learning to navigate the complex world of social interaction and often have conflicts with peers.  Children experiencing trauma may have even more conflicts than others.  Consider why – children look to the adults in … Continue reading Social-Emotional Skills in the ECE Classroom

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Practicing Mindfulness with Children

Featuring guest blogger Kaela Z. For folks who aren’t familiar with mindfulness, it can seem very intimidating. The truth is, that many people, perhaps even you, unknowingly practice mindfulness already. Anyone can practice mindfulness. Being mindful is simply about being aware. Do you close your eyes and breathe in the fresh smell of a hot … Continue reading Practicing Mindfulness with Children