What is the Waldorf Educational Approach?
“Where is the book in which the teacher can read about what teaching is? The children themselves are this book. We should not learn to teach out of any book…
How Nannies Can Use Lesson Plans
I once taught a lesson without using lesson plans and it bombed. I was a 20-year-old undergrad, completing my first teaching practicum, overconfident and oblivious to the importance of having…
What is the Reggio Emilia Educational Philosophy?
The Reggio Emilia educational philosophy is a student-centric approach to preschool and primary education. Reggio Emilia views young children as individuals who are curious about the world and able to…
5 Tips for After School Nannies
After School Nannies are responsible for children from the time they are picked up at school (or arrive home on the school bus) until parents arrive home from work and/or…
How to Manage Potty Training Regressions
You want to celebrate – but you’re afraid you might jinx it. It looks like your 2 ½ year old is fully potty trained! They go to the bathroom when…
6 Ways to Exercise with Your Kids
Children of all ages need physical activity to grow and develop into healthy, strong adults. With the growing prevalence of sedentary lifestyles, how can we encourage children to get the…
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