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Welcome

Welcome to the Early Learning Success Blog. This is a place for sharing thoughts and ideas that support the field of early childhood.

I have worked with families and children for over 30 years. I am passionate about quality care and education for our young children. Please read more about me and my professional accomplishments on the About Us page.

The intent of this blog is to engage in thoughtful conversation that discusses important issues for early childhood professionals. The topics of the articles will include current research in the field of early childhood, best practices that support children, and activities and ideas that are purposeful and intentional in addressing all domains of development.

We welcome your professional comments and ideas that will continue to support the field of early childhood.

Nancy

The Early Childhood Educator Role, Curriculum, and the Domains of Development

The previous Blog article talked about how the role of the early childhood educator/provider has changed over the decades. This is in part due to the large number of children in childcare programs and the [...]

By | November 5th, 2020|Categories: Resources, Trending|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Early Childhood Educator Role, Curriculum, and the Domains of Development

Changing Roles in Early Childhood education and care

Take a moment to reflect on what you did when you were 4 & 5, and the expectations adults had for you. For myself, I spent my early years being cared for by my mom. [...]

By | October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Resources, Trending|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Changing Roles in Early Childhood education and care

Fall Leaves – Nature’s Free Learning Materials!

Do you remember how fun it was to scrunch along in piles of leaves?  Do you remember how they smelled when you rolled in them?  Do you remember how you used to marvel at their [...]

By | September 10th, 2020|Categories: Resources, Trending|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Fall Leaves – Nature’s Free Learning Materials!

Benefits of “Repetitive Reading” for Children

This year's schooling may be somewhat up in the air. But, we can continue to foster positive reading skills using intentional and purposeful strategies through a process called 'repetitive reading'. Children love to have stories [...]

By | September 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Benefits of “Repetitive Reading” for Children

Living in Today’s Stressful World

Part 3 of a 3-part Series Stress on Families in Today’s Workforce COVID-19 has changed our world in a variety of ways. So many things we took for granted have been put on hold, or [...]

By | August 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Living in Today’s Stressful World