5 Separation Anxiety Tips for Teachers

Parent and Child

As preschool and daycare teachers know all too well, separation anxiety can appear in numerous forms. Though some individuals may believe it only happens during a child’s first few weeks of school, this is, regrettably, inaccurate. Most preschoolers often transition quite well into the classroom setting. However, teachers will, undoubtedly, have a few that do …

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Four Real Benefits of Nature Play

Children in a forest

If you have ever wondered about the real value of some good ole’ fashioned fresh air and outdoor time, then I would suggest you watch children as they bury their nose in some wildflowers, find an unusual alien-like insect in the woods, or happily splash around in a creek. As children explore their outdoor environment, …

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Top 10 Teacher Tantrum Tactics

Picture of an Angry CHild

Teachers, what do you do when your sweet little doe-eyed angels morph into screaming, crying, out-of-control tornadoes? Enter the dreaded temper tantrum. It’s loud, obnoxious and can turn any classroom into a rioting carnival. Heaven knows, it can happen in the blink of an eye and make any newbie or veteran teacher want to cry. …

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