It is important for parents and teachers to work as a team so home and school can feel more connected. Antidotally, teachers see amazing success when learning from school is reinforced at home and vice versa. Your child will certainly feel the impact and reap the benefits.
Ellen Cromwell is a mom of four and a grandmother of seven…but to all of us…she is the mother of Georgetown Hill Early School. Georgetown Hill is proud to continue the legacy of Ellen Cromwell and her loving, play-centered and content-rich curriculum.
Fueling our kids for the day is perhaps the most important thing we can do for them before 9am, second only to making sure they are loved and treasured just the way they are. You might try these nutritious and (even more important for busy weekdays) quick and easy breakfast solutions.
For the past few decades, early childhood researchers across the county have been investigating what makes a preschool classroom “high-quality.”
Disciplining your child can be tricky, you want them to learn from their mistakes and to understand why they are being disciplined. Conscious Discipline is a great method to help your child self-regulate.
The start of preschool is an exciting and joyful milestone in your family’s life, but certainly, it can come with anxiety and even some fear for both parents and kids. Here are some more tips about making it through those early weeks of school as tear-free as possible.
You may be asking yourself how you can spend more time outside, by yourself or with your little one. Here are some of my favorite activities to do, especially now that summer is here!
Megan is the Assistant Director at our Darnestown preschool and helps inspire teachers globally at Georgetown Hill.
At Georgetown Hill, Play is the first component of the PLAN Curriculum (Play, Learning, Arts, and Nurturing). Our classrooms are designed to stimulate children’s natural curiosity, exploration, and play through engaging materials and supportive interactions with teachers and other adults.
The term STEM was developed by the National Science Foundation in the early 2000’s as an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education. The addition of the ‘A’ for Arts was made in recent years to promote the integration and use of the arts in STEM curriculum.