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Meet Megan – Early Childhood Education Student Blogger

Hi! My name is Megan, and I’m a Stenberg College’s Early Childhood Education student. Working with children has been a part of my life since I was really just a child myself. I was a competitive dancer from the age of six until I was nineteen years old, and being a part of a studio was just like being a…
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How Early Childhood Educators Encourage Compassion in Children

Facilitating the emotional development of children is a key aspect of early childhood education, and one of the most important elements of this is helping children to develop a sense of morality and compassion for others. Many people believe that preschool children do not have the cognitive ability to be concerned with anyone other than themselves. However, research has indicated…
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Help Children Overcome Shyness with Early Childhood Education Training

Everyone feels shy from time to time. In fact, 40 per cent of children experience some shyness. Feeling shy is normal, and usually doesn’t cause any problems with a child’s development. For some kids, though, shyness can prevent them from participating in class, making new friends, and taking part in activities like drama, sports, and music. However, with the help…
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How Early Childhood Educators Promote Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

Early childhood educators help children develop good habits early. They can inspire kids to become lifelong learners, teach them how to express themselves, and encourage them to get creative with the help of fun and safe activities. Early childhood educators also help kids develop another important habit: healthy eating. As recent studies have shown, obese children and teens are more…
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3 Theorists Who Influenced Modern ECE Training

Given the importance society now places on Early Childhood Education (ECE), it’s incredible to think that just over 200 years ago, the concept was virtually non-existent. Children were considered incapable of any real learning until they were closer to preteen age, and were largely left to their own devices during their early development. It took decades of innovative work from…
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Job Search Tips for Early Childhood Educators

When it comes to landing your dream job, the interview can be one of the most intimidating parts of the process. But by informing yourself about the position, and preparing answers for some of the tougher questions you may be asked ahead of time, you’ll be able to show up feeling confident and well-prepared. Early childhood Educators typically find work…
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An ECE’s Guide to the Best Books for Young Children

It takes skilled professionals to lay the groundwork of a child’s lifelong creativity and personal wellbeing. The right training helps early childhood educators empower child development at every level. And through books, children’s authors lend a helping hand too! Books are an early childhood educator’s (ECE) bread and butter. Reading aloud to young children in an engaging manner promotes their…
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How Early Childhood Educators Introduce Basic Math to Young Learners

For high school, college and university students, learning math can be quite intimidating, since it usually entails memorizing countless formulas and abstract rules, and knowing how to apply them to theoretical situations. However, when it comes to teaching math to young learners, many teachers favor a more play-based approach. For instance, early childhood educators often look for opportunities to help…
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A Day in the Life of an Early Childhood Educator

An early childhood education career offers you the opportunity to assist in the high quality care of young children. You will be providing activities for the children as well as healthy lunches and snacks. You’ll also try to ensure that all this gets done in a safe and healthy environment. You might be wondering what a typical day in the…
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My Future

What does the future holds for me? Well, I worked very hard for my ECE Diploma and I think we (and by we I’m referring to me and all my classmates) all did worked very hard to accomplish our goal. To finish our ECE and we did! For me it was a great accomplishment. I couldn’t believe that I actually…
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