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MUSIC EDUCATION

MUSIC EDUCATION

Music is a universal language of inclusivity to which all can relate.  An American folk singer, on one of his recorded CDs, tells the story of performing with another musician in Germany.  He humorously details nearing the end of a music set and not being sure how to...

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DROP OFF DRAMA – SEPARATING AT THE DOOR

DROP OFF DRAMA – SEPARATING AT THE DOOR

Saying goodbye to one's child at the door of the childcare center is a difficult time for both parent & child.  Even if the child is happy and well cared for in the childcare center, the separation process is stressful.  Children display all manner of...

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Childcare is an Essential Service

Childcare is an Essential Service

When a major snow storm immobilizes a metropolitan area, citizens are generally advised to stay at home unless one "absolutely must go out".  Community events are rescheduled, schools cancel classes, many roads become impassable, people remain at home and the area...

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World Peace Begins in Early Childhood

World Peace Begins in Early Childhood

In 2000 a Polish graphic designer submitted an image to an international art competition sponsored by the 'Museum on the Seam for Dialogue, Understanding and Coexistence'.  The image is pictured on the right of this page. From there the image has been shared...

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How children learn?

How children learn?

How do people learn?  Chances are if you ask almost anyone, they will tell you they learn best by doing. This is a commonality across all ages, genders, cultures, ages and disciplines. The best way to learn to make a pie is to make a pie. One can certainly be told...

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Toilet Training in Child Learning Centers

Toilet Training in Child Learning Centers

Child Learning Centers have a major influence in a child's experience of toilet training. Becoming "potty trained" is a major milestone in a child (and parent's) life. Being able to use the toilet like all the older members of a child's family can create a feeling of...

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Bonding and Attachment in Early Learning Centers

Bonding and Attachment in Early Learning Centers

Early Learning Centers that offer care for infants and toddlers must attend to the all important process of bonding and attachment. The critical importance of secure bonding and a strong, secure emotional attachment between parents and infants is common knowledge and...

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Preschool to Kindergarten Transition

Preschool to Kindergarten Transition

Preschool a Necessary Prerequisite for Entering Kindergarten As a result of the advances in educational expectations that over the last 20 years, prerequisites for five year old children entering kindergarten has accelerated dramatically.  In order to meet these Pre-K...

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