Inventing Together Builds Thinking Skills (Part 2)- By prof. Ellen Booth Church

In the last blog I talked about Dr. Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences and how this applies to the Kinderpillar educational programs. In this blog we will look at some of the fun ways we do this in our programs.   Thinking Outside the Box…Team Work One of the most fulfilling

Invent Something Together – By Prof. Ellen Booth Church

The Kinderpillar curriculum focuses on helping children build the essential critical, creative and flexible thinking skills that will support their learning and study throughout their lives. A large part of this is related to the STEM (Science, Math, Engineering, Math) or STEAM (Science, Math, Engin

Building Creativity in Academics Subjects – By Prof.Ellen Booth Church

As early childhood educators and parents we know that hands-on experiences with creative activities and materials is what the children call the “good stuff” of learning. Young children learn science, math and literacy academic skills through art, music, movement and drama activities. The Arts ar

Back to School – Literacy Transitions- Prof. Ellen Booth Church

Transition time is also Language and Literacy Time! It is the perfect time to introduce, explore and practice the literacy skills you teach throughout the day. In fact, these mini-language lessons can be an essential part of your program. They provide children with the opportunity to apply the skill

Poetry Power- Prof. Ellen Booth Church

Your young child probably loves to play with sounds, words and rhymes. It is one of the best ways for him to learn the language and listening skills needed for reading and writing. Let’s Play with Poetry! Preschoolers and young students find words, sounds, and rhythms delicious. Nonsense rhymes, f
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