For Teachers

September 1, 2015

What to Say to Calm an Anxious Child

“I am here; you are safe.” Anxiety has a way of making things look worse and feel scarier than when we are not feeling worried. These […]
April 21, 2015

Stress and Early Brain Growth

ACEs are serious childhood traumas that result in toxic stress that can harm a child’s brain.  This toxic stress may prevent a child from learning, from […]
March 3, 2015

When Toddlers Hit…..

Toddlers hit sometimes. They are expressing frustration. They may have seen other people hit each other and so they think that is what people do when […]
August 4, 2014

100 Ways to Say “Good Job” or “Very Good”

You’re on the right track now! You’ve got it made. SUPER! That’s right! That’s good. I’m very proud of you. You’re really working hard today You […]
August 30, 2013

Top Skills… teachers are looking for in kindergarten

Enthusiasm Toward Learning “I look for those qualities that prime children to be successful in school,” says Kim Hughes. Does the child approach learning enthusiastically? Is […]