For Your Binder

Link between ADHD, academic expectations identified by researchers
2016

In the United States, we’ve decided that increasing academic demands on young children is a good thing. What we haven’t considered, are the potential negative effects. #DAP #movement #teaching #learning #pushdown

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A Good Beginning
2000

Imagine that!  Social and emotional competence is JUST AS important as the ABCs and 123s!  #play #DAP #teaching #learning

 

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The Perks of a Play In The Mud Educational Philosophy: When did America decide preschool should be in a classroom?
2018

Nature preschools, forest kindergartens, outdoor pre-K, call 'em what you want, they've grown in number almost 500% since 2012! #nature #play #outside #forestschools

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What is Toyification?
2013

Do boring tasks become more playful when toyified?  #play #toys

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2? 4? 6? Grouping Children to Promote Social and Emotional Development
2008

See you at the steps!  #DAP #teaching #learning 

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Large Motor Games to Play!

This session was being updated right before COVID - bummer - it will get redone for when we can all be back running around and playing games together, but for now, this is the handout for you!  Need to see some of the games in action? Consider getting Lisa's DVD of the same title!  #movement #outside #recess #DAP #play #handouts #teaching

The Case for Play: How a handful of researchers are trying to save childhood
2011

When we shortchange children's playtime in favor of "academics" we might actually be inhibiting their development. #play #pushdown #teaching #DAP #learning

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What I’m NOT Saying When I Speak About Developmentally Appropriate Practice
2017

Enough with the false dichotomies already!!!!  Child-centered doesn’t mean the kids run the show and warm & caring early childhood settings are not the opposite of intellectual ones.  #DAP #play #learning #teaching 

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Day care or preschool? It's not just semantics
2003

An unfortunate side effect of the growing recognition of the early years as learning years is that some people get hyperactive about it.  #parenting #learning #teaching #DAP #care #relationships

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