There is always that time of year – assessment report time – when parents are concerned that their child is writing in all capital letters, expecting that their child should be writing in the conventional case. Throughout our program, I plan activities for my students with intention and purpose. The choice to allow my students to write their names in all capitals is not an
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A very common issue with children who are starting preschool is the dreaded SEPARATION ANXIETY! This is a normal part of development for most children, and in my 10+ years as a preschool teacher, I have worked with many children spanning various degrees of anxiety when it comes to separation from their parents. This anxiety is almost always harder on the parents than it is
School Readiness