Sunday, July 7, 2013

July 2013 is Casa Maria’s 6th Year Anniversary.

 

Time does fly when you are having fun!

I dedicate this post to some very special people who have all been instrumental in my understanding that, EVERY CHILD HAS the RIGHT to an EXCEPTIONAL EARLY CHILHOOD  EXPERIENCE.

Kristi France

Mr. Bob Mills

Jane Elgin

Laura Lynn Lukens

Becky Trela (my CDA teacher)

4C of Southern Indiana

 

Muchas Gracias!!!

 

A positive learning climate in a school for young children is a composite of many things. It is an attitude that respects children. It is a place where children receive guidance and encouragement from the responsible adults around them. It is an environment where children can experiment and try out new ideas without fear or failure. It is an atmosphere that builds children’s self-confidence so they dare to take risks. It is an environment that nurtures a love of learning.
~Carol B. Hillman (20th Century), U.S. early childhood educator. Creating a Learning Climate for the Early Childhood Years, Fastback Series (1989)

 

2013 Learning Environment

 

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Art Center

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Loose Parts

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Dramatic Play

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Art Gallery

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Loose Parts Table

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Light Table Area

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Block Area

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10 comments:

  1. Congratulations! Your environment is simply wonderful! So warm, inviting, and filled with invitations to play and explore and discover.

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  2. The CDs by the light table idea is brilliant!

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  3. I _love_ your art area. Would it be okay for me to put a picture of it in a blog post (with credit given) as an ideal creative art space?

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  4. Your room is a delight!!! So inspirational!!

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  5. I love the environment that you have set up for the children. There is so much there. My only wonders are is it hard to keep the children’s attention with so much going on around them?


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