Posted on 04/25/2016 at 07:54 AM by Liz Determan

Ever watched a group of young children, infants or toddlers or preschoolers? The minute a tune starts to play those...

Posted on 03/21/2016 at 11:32 AM by Liz Determan

As the preschool year advances it becomes important that teachers think hard about ways to keep children engaged in learning...

Posted on 02/18/2016 at 12:51 PM by Liz Determan

“Group meetings begin where circle times leave off, going beyond the routines of weather and weekly calendar. Group meetings bring...

Posted on 01/21/2016 at 07:57 AM by Liz Determan

There are many parts of language that are critical to a young child being “ready to use information and be...

Posted on 12/21/2015 at 10:06 AM by Liz Determan

Choice Time where children participate in self-initiated play is an essential part in the preschool daily schedule, but it is...

Posted on 11/23/2015 at 07:58 AM by Liz Determan

In an article in Psychology Today (August 2015), Dr. Victoria L. Dunckley lists 6 ways that electronic screen time makes...

Posted on 10/20/2015 at 08:52 AM by Liz Determan

When we watch young children interacting with toys, books, nature, we often look at how they handle it, share it,...

Posted on 09/21/2015 at 11:09 AM by Liz Determan

As many early childhood programs move forward with implementing research-based curriculum we are hearing more and more about The Project...

Posted on 08/21/2015 at 07:15 AM by Liz Determan

In an article on the Community Playthings website, Drs. Betty Zan and Beth Van Meeteren (from the University of Northern...

Posted on 04/21/2015 at 07:33 AM by Liz Determan

As May approaches and we think about our children (students) heading off to summer, what did this year provide for...