Spring crafts, flashcards and worksheets

It’s springtime! Make sure you checkout all the spring materials on this website. On the spring downloads page there are flashcards, coloring pages and worksheets. For some creative fun go to the spring crafts page, where you can find flowers, animals and other stuff related to the spring season. The spring lessons page has games, circle […]

Behavioral problems

This study examined the extent to which time of day (morning, midmorning and noon) and type of activity affect children’s behavioral problems (BPs) in a Kuwaiti kindergarten. The sample consisted of 98 children identified by their teachers as having behavioral problems, based on teachers’ observation. Two instruments were used: Observational Daily Card (ODC) developed by […]

Obama’s stimulus bill: good news for education?

A big portion of president Obama’s stimulus bill for the US economy is reserved for education. So is this good news for everyone working in education? In the new plan, education gets about $150 billion in new spending, including $79 billion for state education aid and billions more for (much needed) school modernization. I personally […]

Happy new year

Happy new year everybody! Our batteries have been recharged during the holidays, and we’re ready again for a fresh start of the year. We wish you all the best in the coming year!  

Childrens’ anger management

Anger, a traditional emotion, can transform in to something painful and ugly. First thoughts of anger issues may bring about images of a couple fighting, a parent abusing a child, a teenager lashing out at a teacher or a parent. Seldom will images of annoyed kids come to mind. Regrettably kids, at young ages, must […]

Christmas worksheets and crafts

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And we have filled our Christmas pages with lots of worksheets, printables, crafts ideas and more. So go and have a look at these pages to find some inspiration on the Christmas theme: The Christmas crafts page is filled with creative ideas to make your own Christmas trees, bells, stars, […]

All-day kindergarten in Canada

In February of this year, British Columbia’s education minister Shirley Bond announced that her ministry would investigate the cost and feasibility of offering all-day kindergarten.  At this moment in B.C., all-day kindergarten is only available for aboriginal, ESL and special-needs children. The plan would mean that full day kindergarten would be available to all five-year-olds by September 2009 and […]