7 Reasons We’re Seeing More Challenging Behavior in Early Childhood Settings

There’s no doubt that veteran early childhood professionals are seeing more challenging behavior in their settings these days. And new teachers are feeling quite unprepared – with good reason – to handle the behavior challenges they’re experiencing. Both groups struggle with the amount of time wasted on classroom management. Why is challenging behavior more of…

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In Defense of the Arts in Education

A lot of what I read about education saddens/frustrates/infuriates me. I felt all of that when I read a piece in Valerie Strauss’s column in the Washington Post, titled “Kindergarten show canceled so kids can keep studying to become ‘college and career ready.’ Really.” I’m certain she added that last word to the headline because such…

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