Now, more than ever, we're for play. How it pulls us together and sets us free to explore. We're for bond building. Between student and teacher, child and parent, friend and friend, and all of the combinations therein.
Create a welcoming transitional entryway.
Celebrate the spirit of place.
Establish predictable routines.
Provide opportunities for open-ended play.
Draw attention to faces.
Make "I Notice You" statements.
Help children identify their emotions.
Use pretend play to reduce anxieties.
Practice social skills.
Emphasize the process, not the product.
Create a musical climate.
Take time to recharge.
Mindfulness for every age.
Connect with families and caregivers.
Harness the power of quality teaching.