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The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) identifies reflective practice as one of the principles that supports and enhances teaching and le...

The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) identifies reflective practice as one of the principles that supports and enhances teaching and le.

A wonderful cultural collection of hands-on Montessori inspired "Children of the World" activities. This is part of the "12 Months of Montessori series. - www.mamashappyhive.com

A wonderful cultural collection of hands-on Montessori inspired "Children of the World" activities. This is part of the Months of Montessori series.

Learning through play is the proven tried and true method for children to learn. Read about how this looks in a classroom.

For the longest time, I tried to figure out what "learning through play" meant. Some thoughts that ran through my head were: Is it structured? Does it involve planning? What is the role of the teachers. Great post on learning through play!

Facts About the Importance of Play

When children play we often just think they're having fun, but research has shown that the benefits of play extend far beyond that in early childhood. Such a key resource in understanding the effects and benefits of play on early childhood development.

I made this Daily schedule for early childhood education ✏✂⏰

Learning the daily routine helps children to adjust to separation from parents as well as learning math skills and time. -Awesome way to help the children keep track of when they get to do fun things

Early Childhood Education Theorists

Early Childhood Education Theorists - what about Maria Montessori, Charlotte Mason, Rudolf Steiner, and the rest?

This is a good graphic that can be used by both teachers and professionals. It outlines the main developmental milestones that children who are typically developing go through so they can screen for red flags.

Teaching Strategies mini-poster Objectives for Development Learning Standard 3 Knowledge of Standards and Assessments. Assess,compare, and contrast the effects fo various teaching strategies on individual student performance relative to content standards)