Monthly Archives: May 2016

Supporting and Nurturing Positive Development for All Children

Part 3 of a 3 part series on Temperament.  Part 1 - http://earlylearningsuccess.net/approaches-learning-temperament/ , Part 2 - http://earlylearningsuccess.net/temperament-impact-school-readiness/ It is important to think about the positive aspects of all three temperament types, as well as what strategies to use to support  success. The case of the easy or flexible child:  This child usually responds to the world around [...]

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How does temperament impact “school readiness”?

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series on temperament. Part 1 can be accessed here: http://earlylearningsuccess.net/blog/ In order to answer that question, we need to define “school readiness”. The National Education Association defines school readiness as the “academic knowledge, independence, communication and social skills children need to do well in school”.  Academic knowledge – [...]

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Approaches to Learning & Temperament

Part 1 of a 3 part series on temperament When educators talk about ‘approaches to learning’, they are referring to the attitudes, behaviors and learning styles children (and adults) use in social situations, in acquiring information and knowledge, and being flexible and resilient when  confronted  with change or conflict.  Your child’s approach to learning is [...]

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School Readiness

School readiness is NOT just being able to write our names, or count to 10.  It is so much more! Getting ready for school is a big job for any preschooler, but the everyday experiences children are exposed to are the foundation of school readiness. School readiness is defined as the skills, knowledge, behaviors and accomplishments [...]

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Approaches to Learning – What does this mean?

The Early Childhood Indicators of Progress: Minnesota’s Early Learning Standards (ECIPs) documents provide a framework for understanding and communicating developmentally appropriate care and education for children ages 0-5.  These standards are organized into 'domains of development' which are overarching areas of child development and early learning.  Minnesota's ECIPs were written to inform parents, caregivers/teachers, community members, [...]

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