Rethinking Infant Curriculum: Part 2
Observing infants' play reveals their intentions, feelings, and ideas. Interpreting these cues is where teaching and learning with infants begins.
Rethinking Infant Curriculum Part 1:
Teaching and learning with infants and toddlers is most successful when the emphasis is on providing teachers the time and resources they need to create contexts for infants that invite learning to take place.
Loose Parts 2: Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers
Young children are researchers who are fascinated by the properties of objects and how things work. Offer them loose parts and watch the rich explorations that transpire.
Creating a Flexible Learning Environment
The flexibility of Roomscapes is showcased in an infant/toddler program in Hartford, CT.
The Importance of the First Year
We've all heard how important the first years of life are developmentally, but have we stopped to consider the process of learning to walk and the role it plays in brain development?
Infants plus Nature:
Those who work with infants know that babies plus nature equals joyful learning. We tend to keep this age group indoors all too often, however, missing many learning opportunities.
Organizing, Editing, and Inspiring
This article looks specifically at ideas for designing the infant and toddler classroom environment in relation to an understanding of brain development.