“Play is the highest form of research.” ~ Albert Einstein The Importance of Imaginative Play Fantasy play is correlated with other positive attributes. In preschool children, for example, those who have imaginary friends are more creative, have greater social understanding and are better at taking the perspective of others, according to Marjorie Taylor, a psychology […]
www.EarthSchooling.com takes you through the rhythms of Waldorf. How does Waldorf follow the rhythms of the child? What stages do children go through from preschool – grade eight and how can you adapt their education to those stages? What kinds of stories and activities to children need to be doing at each age? This video […]
What developmentally appropriate education is and why it’s important.
Written for preschool and primary school teachers involved in preparing for, administering, interpreting, and moving forward with the results of informal and standardized testing, Wortham’s Assessment in Early Childhood Education, Sixth Edition, is one of the most accessible and practical books available in measurement and evaluation examines both standardized and informal assessment tools from a […]