Early Writing: The importance of squiggles

Early Writing: The importance of squiggles

The beginning of writing for children comes with the understanding that what we are writing down are words and that words come from what we say. In effect a child starts to write the minute she understands that writing is talking on paper. Once this realization is in...
Early Parenting: How to raise good kids

Early Parenting: How to raise good kids

As new parents we bumble along trying to make sure our children get the best of the best so that they will grow up to be intelligent, successful, beautiful, and affluent. We look at our children when they are little and wonder if we are pouring the right potion into...
Early Childhood Education and Technology

Early Childhood Education and Technology

What does it mean to bring technology into the classroom in early childhood education? Does that mean that we need to go in and set up a bunch of computers and hope the young ones will start learning how to use them? How old should these kids be before we plonk them...