NAEYC Session: Don’t Worry. I’m Saving My Hugs for You
Children flourish when they feel loved and a part of a classroom community that values kindness, exploration and creativity. How can we build and nurture a classroom community while maintaining physical distance? Whether your class is meeting virtual, in-person, or in a hybrid model, you face the challenge of providing the social-emotional foundation for the children in your group in a very different setting than ever before. In this session, we will explore how to use social-emotional strategies from The Creative Curriculum for Preschool as the foundation for building trusting relationships with children and families and how to create a warm and loving classroom community in nearly any setting.
Director of Head Start Research & Support
Educators always have a full plate of responsibilities. But now, many feel overwhelmed with the added weight of teaching during a pandemic. It is imperative that you have strategies in place to h...
The core elements of building community are important every year, no matter the realities of setting and structure. Children need to feel connected to their teachers and peers, come to understand...