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The Art of Inquiry: Fostering Curiosity in Pre-K with Visuals

The Art of Inquiry: Fostering Curiosity in Pre-K with Visuals

This strategic use of intentional visuals is deeply rooted in the philosophies of project-based learning (PBL) and Reggio Emilia, and believes in empowering children to lead their learning journey thr... ...more

The Learning Environment

February 25, 20243 min read

Visuals as the Third Teacher: Creating Engaging Learning Spaces

Visuals as the Third Teacher: Creating Engaging Learning Spaces

A practical approach to enriching project-based learning and language development through the strategic use of visuals. ...more

The Learning Environment

February 18, 20245 min read

Self-Advocacy in Education: Empowering Teachers to Navigate The Creative Curriculum

Self-Advocacy in Education: Empowering Teachers to Navigate The Creative Curriculum

Advocacy in education transcends advocating for our students; it equally encompasses advocating for ourselves and the entire classroom community. ...more

New to The Creative Curriculum

February 11, 20244 min read

5 Creative Ways to Repurpose Your Preschool Furniture for Dramatic Play

5 Creative Ways to Repurpose Your Preschool Furniture for Dramatic Play

When transitioning from a kitchen setup to a vet clinic, restaurant, or flower shop, the question often isn't what to do but how to do it affordably. Here are 5 ways I’ve reused the same kitchen furni... ...more

Dramatic Play

February 04, 20243 min read

Sneak Peek: Pre-K Prep Club for Creative Curriculum Preschool Teachers

Sneak Peek: Pre-K Prep Club for Creative Curriculum Preschool Teachers

Thanks to the feedback from my members, whom I am always listening to, the Made for Pre-K Starter membership will soon be replaced by the 2.0 upgrade, the Pre-K Prep Club. ...more

New to The Creative Curriculum

January 28, 20246 min read

Systematic Literacy Play: Integrating Science of Reading in Creative Curriculum

Systematic Literacy Play: Integrating Science of Reading in Creative Curriculum

This blog post is a brain dump of what I’ve been learning and processing these past years with SOR, bilingual preschool, supplemental literacy curriculum, and The Creative Curriculum. Here goes! ...more

Literacy

January 21, 20248 min read

The Intersection of The Creative Curriculum and Science of Reading in Preschool Literacy

The Intersection of The Creative Curriculum and Science of Reading in Preschool Literacy

When we think about building literacy skills that last, we need more than just a single play session; we need the structured building blocks that the Science of Reading (SOR) provides. ...more

Literacy

January 14, 20244 min read

Small Group Project Work in a Creative Curriculum Preschool Classroom

Small Group Project Work in a Creative Curriculum Preschool Classroom

Here’s the photo that sparked the small group discussion in the Facebook group with very thoughtful questions, so I decided to write a blog post about it to go a little further. After all, small group... ...more

Small Groups

January 07, 20246 min read

What is a Creative Curriculum Study? Understanding the Basics

What is a Creative Curriculum Study? Understanding the Basics

The Creative Curriculum for Preschool introduces a child-centered learning method through studies. Let's demystify these studies and understand their significance in a preschool environment. ...more

Studies and Themes

November 12, 20233 min read

The Power of Choice in a Creative Curriculum Classroom

The Power of Choice in a Creative Curriculum Classroom

Empowering children with the gift of choice is foundational to fostering a thriving classroom community. Dive into the significance of offering choices and practical ways to implement them effectively... ...more

New to The Creative Curriculum

October 15, 20233 min read

11 Creative Ideas for Transforming Your Dramatic Play Area for the Trees Study

11 Creative Ideas for Transforming Your Dramatic Play Area for the Trees Study

Presenting a list of transformation ideas to your little learners and having them cast their votes is a delightful way to involve them in the process. I love observing their interests, narrowing the o... ...more

Dramatic Play

September 24, 20234 min read

Nurturing Emotional Expression: Managing Defiance in the Preschool Classroom

Nurturing Emotional Expression: Managing Defiance in the Preschool Classroom

Are you a preschool teacher looking for effective classroom strategies to handle defiance & challenging behavior? Discover practical approaches to transform those eye rolls & tongue-sticking moments i... ...more

CC

September 10, 20232 min read

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