Tag: #learning

3 reasons to attend ECE events

As an Early Childhood Educator, I am required to complete 15 hours of training each year. Although I usually receive over 40 through my position as an Assistant Director, I attended the Wheels On The Bus Tour Saturday by GoAEYC. We toured three centers, The Bright Horizons at CDW, Primrose in Long Grove and the... Read more »

The day in the life of a 14 month old

I was an infant teacher for thirteen years; my days were busy, but full of joy. The children learned about others, objects and the world around them through independent play as well as teacher directed play.  This little boy whose day I will tell you about moved up to a toddler room shortly after I... Read more »

3 Components of a Great Professional Development Day

Tomorrow is our Professional Development Day where I work which I love being part of. Yes, Professional Development Day is about learning, but there are 2 other important pieces to make it memorable. I have been attending and now leading these days of trainings since 2001. Some have been okay; others have been boring, and... Read more »