PUBLISHED!!!! Innovating Play Book Release

THE. DAY. IS. FINALLY. HERE!!!!! Our Innovating Play book is officially published and available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Words can’t describe how excited we are about this moment Continue Reading →

Supporting Physical Development Through Play Boards

Creating Balance for Young Learners As early childhood educators, we have always sought to provide a variety of experiences for our young learners each day. Whether working in the classroom, Continue Reading →

Finding a Collaborating Teacher

Have you considered exploring a consistent collaboration with another class in a different location? Working with a class in a different location on a regular basis, offers the potential to Continue Reading →

Facilitating a Birthday Celebration with Google Slides

During a traditional school year, we use our best efforts to recognize the milestone of another birthday and celebrate with the kids. From an academic perspective, birthdays provide a meaningful Continue Reading →

Redefining Routines for Small Group and Independent Learning

Preserving Instructional Practices In the past, we used our Playing with Words centers in Google slides to communicate to the children which center they would be engaging in during our Continue Reading →

Basic Tech Skills for Littles: Approaching the Trackpad

As we integrate technology into everyday learning with little ones, we are always mindful of weaving together meaningful experiences which include the basic skills needed to successfully manipulate digital devices Continue Reading →

Our Kindergarten Promise

Building Community One of the first tasks of the new school year is establishing a sense of connection, safety, comfort, and understanding of the norms within the learning community. While Continue Reading →

Connected Play for Hybrid or Remote Learning Models

What is Connected Play in the Classroom? Connected Play is a time dedicated to play-based experiences which create a sense of safety, stimulate natural interest, and foster the development of Continue Reading →

Designing Blended Learning Experiences for Math Routines

As teachers of young children, we know that the stages of development are critical as we establish a foundation for mathematical thinking. Children must pass through concrete and pictorial stages Continue Reading →

10 Blended Lesson Design Tips

One of the unique challenges of educators right now is the need to design lessons that can be adapted for implementation in a variety of learning models. Teachers are tasked Continue Reading →