All the tips and strategies from my decades of teaching you need to excel in your preschool teaching career.
So you’ve written a fantastic resume and cover letter and managed to snag an interview – congratulations! Now the real fun can begin. The interview is your opportunity to really demonstrate your personality and passion for the work you do. But it’s not going to be a cake-walk; as the most important step in the [...]
Getting ready for the new preschool year, or need to equip your classroom with furniture and resources for the first time? This is the ultimate guide to setting up a preschool classroom. Here is my guide to getting ready without pulling all your hair out! I’ve prepared my classroom at the start of every year [...]
One question that I get asked quite often by new teachers is how they can expedite building relationships with the children in their class. While relationship building and bonding can happen naturally, it often requires time and personal interaction. There are many actions that we can take to enable this to happen in a quick [...]
Being a casual teacher can be difficult, as you don’t always know the dynamics and relationships that are at play when you come into a new learning environment. I’ve written extensively on strategies for bonding with your class, but as a casual teacher this can all be undermined if you don’t know the names of [...]
They might be little, but there is so much that we can learn from preschool children. They are positive, enthusiastic and energetic. They make friends easily and are walking, talking sponges, ready to learn and absorb all that the world will throw at them. I’ve been a preschool teacher for 35 years and learning from [...]