I was about 20 years old. Only a year or so out of TAFE, having completed my Diploma, and I’d predominantly worked with preschoolers. When I was put in the toddler room for the year ahead, I was excited but a little nervous too. I was expecting the never ending routine of eating, changing, sleeping and comfort… but I don’t think I was really prepared for the way in which toddlers play.
I believe that play is so powerful that it can save lives. Yep, I said it. I understand the power of play for children, it
I’ve had a lot of new visitors to The Play Coach recently so I thought I would re-introduce myself and let you guys know what
I’ve had lots of conversations recently about what people mean when they use the word ‘play’ and how it can be translated to different definitions
Mission creep, “the gradual broadening of the original objectives of a mission or organization,” is alive and well in the early learning bureaucracy. You have
From the American Academy of Pediatrics
Because students spend nearly all of their time studying, they have little opportunity to be creative or discover their own passions.