There are many benefits to teaching sign language in childcare from the beginning, far more than can fit into this blog, but I want to highlight a couple that I find most important. Communicate before the verbal ability People tend to be happier when they can successfully communicate their ideas, and children are no exception.
Working as an early childhood educator I have always liked to keep a positive environment in the classroom. Every kid is different and unique in their own way and I like for them to know that being yourself is OK and is always a good thing. Here are some of the things I do to
As an educator, it is usually expected of us to naturally love all children. Yes, even those ones who drive you crazy, it is still your job to nurture that child and provide for him or her a foundation of acceptance. In the real world however, we know that things can get in the way.
Hi Early Childhood Educators! This monthly installment is going to revolve around working with children with special needs. The month of April is often identified as Autism Awareness month, but brings awareness to many of the children we encounter who often need special accommodations. As an educator working in the early childhood field, whether it