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The day my son taught me what life is all about

The day my son taught me what life is all about
The day my son taught me what life is all about   I underestimated my own baby's learning and development and when my son was 3 days old my eyes o...

Early learning case study - 5 year old who has difficulty sitting still and following instructions

Early learning case study - 5 year old who has difficulty sitting still and following instructions
5 year old who has difficulty sitting still and following instructions I met this young man in March this year. He started the school year one mo...

Early learning case study - 3 year old boy with poor muscle tone and balance difficulties

Early learning case study - 3 year old boy with poor muscle tone and balance difficulties
3 year old boy with poor muscle tone and balance difficulties   This little boy comes to mind because I wanted to highlight how amazing children ...

How to communicate with parents to improve learning outcomes for your student

how to communicate with parents teachers
How to communicate with parents to improve learning outcomes for your student   If you have a student in your class who you are finding it difficul...

Why movement and exercise is important for children's learning and development

Why movement and exercise is important for children's learning and development
Why movement and exercise is important for children's learning and development As you may already know I am a Masters qualified Developmental Educa...

Feel more confident supporting children with autism in your classroom

Feel more confident supporting children with autism in your classroom
Feel more confident supporting children with autism in your classroom Last year I supported a teacher who was very reluctant at first to have me in...

How to support children with autism in the classroom

How to support children with autism in the classroom
How to support children with autism in the classroom I started working with children with autism because I could see their frustration with not bei...

Helping students to line up and sit down in the classroom

Helping students to line up and sit down in the classroom
Lining up in the classroom is more challenging than you may think.   As a Developmental Educator, part of my role is to help children cope in a bus...

Why is balance important for children's learning and development?

Why is balance important for children's learning and development?
Why is balance important for children's learning and development? Imagine being unsteady on your feet with poor confidence in your balance, and the...

Why I am passionate about working in the early learning sector

Why I am passionate about working in the early learning sector
Why I am passionate about working in the early learning sector   Warning: This blog post has been unedited and has been typed straight from my hear...

How to create a supportive school staff room for overwhelmed and stressed teachers

How to create a supportive school staff room for overwhelmed and stressed teachers
How to create a supportive school staff room for overwhelmed and stressed teachers In this blog post I reflect on my own experiences working in a p...

3 things every parent needs to know about fine motor skill development

3 things every parent needs to know about fine motor skill development
3 things every parent needs to know about fine motor skill development   1 – Be well informed about the risks of technology With the advancement o...