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Inspiring Selfhood as a Childhood Educator

For the Early Childhood Education Basic (ECE) and Post-Basic (ECE-PB) Student of the Year, Samantha (Sammi) Stittle, the end of her education signifies the key to finding her place in the world. FROM MOVEMENT TO STILLNESS Although Sammi dreamt of becoming an inspirational ECE, she was unsure of how to reach her true potential. Her home life in Saskatchewan was…
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Free Early Childhood Education Picnic: August 11

Join us for a picnic at New Life Assembly, the childcare centre where we host our Early Childhood Education (ECE) program. You’ll be able to chat with instructors and grads to get a real idea of what the career will be like. If you’re a grad, come to catch up with your instructors! There will be games for kids and lunch is on us.
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Without Limits: the story of an Early Childhood Educator

An Early Childhood Educator inspires children to believe in themselves Growing up, Melanie Parlett dreamed of becoming an astronaut. She was fascinated with astronomy, admired the solar system from afar, and envisioned herself floating above the earth in a little tin can. So, how did the little girl who fancied herself in a space suit end up as an Early…
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7 ways you can make group work easier

My first group project in the Early Childhood Educator program was about building my dream daycare. I had already started to design the daycare in my mind before my instructor informed the class that it will be a group project. I was new in the program at that moment and hadn’t interacted much with my classmates. I scanned the class…
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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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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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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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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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The Gift of Resources

“Resources” – it’s one of the things I’m so thankful for. It’s a lot of work but believe me they are so handy and they help a lot! The resources I’m talking about are the ones that you make. The teacher gives you all the resources and then you have to colour them, cut them, laminate them and then cut…
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