Celebrated each year on the third Monday in January, Martin Luther King Jr. Day honors King’s life and work as a civil rights leader. Even though he faced numerous challenges and struggles, Dr. King never hesitated to dream big and dedicated much of his life to turning...

Teaching children about feelings—specifically how to identify and manage their emotions—is an important part of early childhood education. Social and emotional learning helps children learn how to make friends, manage stress, face difficult situations, and much more. H...

During the preschool years, children use their bodies to play and learn while developing the various motor skills they’ll use throughout their lives to stay physically active and healthy. Your guidance will help them build a strong foundation of physical skills that wi...

How important are the early literacy skills young children develop? According to a recent study, two-year-olds with a larger oral vocabulary enter kindergarten with greater academic and behavioral functioning than their peers. They have higher levels of math and litera...

Even if you’re not a big fan of creepy crawlies, teaching children about insects is an important part of their science education. Many children love to learn about bugs and other parts of life science, which is why providing them with memorable learning experiences is...

Do some of your classroom discussions fall flat with students? From asking the right questions to finding ways to involve everyone, facilitating classroom discussions can be difficult. If you’re looking for ways to make your classroom discussions more engaging, check o...

What phrases do you use to help build children’s self-esteem? It’s important that you be specific in your praise by focusing on a specific act. For example, “Great job!” is a popular phrase that many educators use, but it doesn’t necessarily tell students what they did...

Nurturing the five senses—sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch—from a young age helps children make observations and learn about the world around them. However, these five senses aren’t the only senses teachers should be focusing on helping children develop. In (Almos...

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