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Teaching people how to treat us is a SOCIAL skill.

Teaching people how to treat us is a SOCIAL skill. All SOCIAL skills rely on EMOTIONAL maturity. EMOTIONAL maturity is a direct result of whether emotional needs are being met. In a typical Preschool setting, social and emotional “goals” look like this (these are taken directly from various preschool settings around the country): 2-3 year-olds: Play alone and […]

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We Teach People How to Treat Us

Have you ever heard the sobering fact that we actually TEACH people how to treat us? From Dr. Phil (one of my favs): “You either teach people to treat you with dignity and respect, or you don’t. This means you are partly responsible for the mistreatment that you get at the hands of someone else. […]

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10 Reasons to Send Your Child To Preschool

People send their children to preschool because they think it is the expected path and the only path. However, the following 10 reasons should be considered it you are thinking about sending your child to preschool. 10 Reasons to Send Your Child To Preschool: 1.  You want them to have a continually runny nose. 2.  You want […]

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Moo Moo Brown Cow Teaches Many Preschool Skills

Moo Moo, Brown Cow by Jakki Wood teaches more than what a cow says. 15 Social, Emotional & Cognitive Concepts Covered in Moo Moo, Brown Cow: 1.  names of animals 2.  visual examples of animals 3.  identifying animals 4.  proper names of baby animals 5.  names of colors 6.  visual examples of colors 7.  patterns in […]

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Modelling: An Everyday Teaching Tool

One of the most powerful teaching tools available to EVERYONE is MODELLING. Modelling: does not require any kind of formal degree does not require any specialized training does not require any type of specifically engineered equipment does not cost any money A Model is a standard or example for imitation or comparison. So TO Model […]

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