Author: Heidi Walton

Information and inspiration for early care and education professionals.

Author: <span>Heidi Walton</span>

Keeping Children Safe with Active Supervision

Supervision is key to keeping children safe in an early learning setting with lots of activity. Active supervision means watching, listening and observing children at all times throughout the day. Read on for five strategies for active supervision. Set up[...]
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Author: <span>Heidi Walton</span>

Earth-Friendly Early Learning

Now more than ever, we are becoming aware of how our choices affect the environment, our health, and the health of our communities. As early childhood professionals, we are leaders who can make a difference in the health of our[...]
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Author: <span>Heidi Walton</span>

Free Play, Not Free-For-All

“Play is the work of the child.” — Maria Montessori The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales defines free play as when “a child is permitted to choose materials and companions and, as far as possible, manage play independently.” Through free[...]
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