Archive for February, 2013

Early Childhood Summer Institute

The Region 10 Preschool Services Team is pleased to announce that the 2013 Early Childhood Summer Institute (ECSI) is now open for registration! This annual event is an exciting time for professionals involved the field of early childhood to come together and gain valuable knowledge. This year, ECSI will once again be held in Frisco […]

RtI in Early Childhood

It is the goal of early childhood education for all young children to experience positive outcomes and enter school ready to learn! With this goal in mind, a paper entitled “Framework for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood: Description and Implications” has been jointly developed by three national early childhood organizations. The Division for Early Childhood of the […]

President’s Day is Monday

President’s Day is Monday, February 18. Here are some ideas to help make this day meaningful. Read and discuss books about Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Presidents’ Day.   Some possible books are listed below, but check with your school librarian or local librarian for additional books that might be available. Also, always read books yourself first […]

Digital Learning Day

Happy Digital Learning Day!! Preschoolers can benefit from digital learning too! Just make sure that the digital learning is high-quality, purposeful, and includes adult interaction and guidance! As reported on the United States Department of Education Website, http://www.ed.gov/oii-news, digital learning games based on “Curious George” and “The Cat in the Hat” can boost preschoolers’ math knowledge and […]

Wash Those Hands!

Most of us know that washing our hands is the best way to keep illness away! Since this is one of the worst flu seasons on record, here are some reminders about the spread of germs and the importance of hand washing!   We must remember to teach our young children the importance of hand washing […]