Policies | Cultural Holidays and Celebrations

Overview Keeping up with celebrations can be exhausting for pretty much everyone living in a consumerist society, and early childhood practitioners are in no way excepted: from high holy holidays of many religions to national or bank holidays, it can seem like not a week goes by without something that needs to be ‘celebrated’ (especially … Continue reading Policies | Cultural Holidays and Celebrations

Policies | After Hours Baby Sitting

Overview “Could you come over and babysit this weekend?” Families are naturally going to want teachers to babysit (which we’re defining here as ‘caring for their children outside of school hours’) their students - after all, the connections are already formed! It’s a logical jump: little Chloe loves Teacher Candace, so why not have Candace … Continue reading Policies | After Hours Baby Sitting

Policies | Birthdays

Overview Birthdays for young children often have little meaning beyond ‘I get presents and treats.’ For their families, however, birthdays can have a much bigger significance, especially for specific years. Some families have long-standing traditions that they might want to bring into the school, while other families have religious or cultural objections to celebrating birthdays … Continue reading Policies | Birthdays