Have a child starting pre-school for the first time? Pre-school can be an exciting yet scary time for children who have never been in group care before. Taking time to help your child understand what to expect can help ease this transition. Check out the scripted stories on what to expect and read it to your child.
"As a new lead, Minnie, has been a mentor to me. She is always willing to share ideas and answer any questions that I may have. She always has a positive attitude and a great sense of humor. Her love for her children truly shows when you walk into to her classroom and see how she interacts with them." ~ Tiffany Eddinger
Teacher of the Month at Catawba
I would like to nominate Laura Medford for teacher of the month. Everyday I come to work knowing I get to work with the best co-teacher. She is so great with the children and such a team player. Laura makes my day, everyday, and I couldn't do it without her!" ~ Jessica Randolph
Whose job is it to teach a child to read? Many people would say that it is the teacher's job to teach children to read. However, reading starts at birth and it is the parents job to instill a love for reading in their children. When children enter school with a love for books and the written word; their chances of success is unmeasured! So, what does this look like? Here are ten ways that you can encourage your child to love reading. This should be done very early and regularly.
How young is too young to start monitoring our children's developmental milestones? To answer this question, we must first know what a developmental milestone is. Developmental milestones are actually the things that your child should be doing at certain ages. There are actually many websites that talk about developmental milestones and you can find a checklist for your child at any age...
As parents and caregivers, we tend to do things for our children that they can actually be taught to do for themselves. This is especially important for children with special needs. The sooner we can teach self-help/independence skills, the soon our children can become independent. In the below video this little girl is learning that [...]...»
Every parent wants their child to grow up to be happy productive adults. Every parent wants what's best for their child. But, how often do we think about what that really look like? When I go with my youth from church to summer camp, I always ask them to make a list of the top [...]...»
Join PIL at Novant on the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 10:30am to 12:00pm for play group! This is an opportunities for children to play, learn and grow, and for parents to receive much needed support. Contact Tonya Jenkins Correll for additional information at firstname.lastname@example.org January 12, 2017 at 10:30am to 12:00pm [...]...»