This is a PDF of a Power Point used by Terri Sherill at the 2013 IMC conference. Download File
After Christmas, a mother walked up to me in the hall to tell me about her son. He is in my class and I teach three to six year olds. She said, ” My son got this new building set for Christmas. But no matter what he did, the thing kept falling apart.” Then she […]
Here is a brief refresher on classroom management. Remember to use Humor and Drama. No “sh”ushing the children!!! Sing a quiet song, ring the bell to “practice” quiet, hold ten fingers up and ask for silence until each finger is down- so you can “remember” what quiet sounds like, have a child walk around with […]
We have heard many people say that they have noticed declining civility in public discourse in recent years. Yet, learning how to meet our needs in ways that are constructive, and developing the ability to listen and respond well to others, takes practice (as well as patient instruction). These valuable skills can help our children […]
During this session Terri Sherrill acts as our guide in making the holiday season a jolly one! She includes some common causes of misbehavior/tantrums, shares great ideas for parents to remember while traveling, gives examples of effective communication, sheds meaning on “following the child,” demonstrates the language of respect, and adds fun activities for all […]
Join Lorna McGrath and Terri Sherrill for a look at ways we can support the growth and development of the young child’s brain during those important years from 18 months to 3 years old.
hirty-plus years ago, at the age of two, my son was the youngest child at his Montessori school. Now, many Montessori schools have Infant/Toddler programs for children as young as 18 months. These schools usually keep a couple of spaces available in their Early Childhood classrooms to enable toddlers (who are ready) to “move-up” if […]
was recently contemplating some of the long held theories about birth order (and some of its possible effects on our lives). In his book Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives, Frank Sulloway of MIT, presents statistical data supporting the idea that children born later into a family have disproportionately been the […]