Tag Archives: NAEYC

Bathtime Math

“For Families” is a blog published by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.  As a follow-up to my “Bathtime Science” article they asked me to write one about “Bathtime Math.” Math in the Bath By Sarah Erdmann … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Early Childhood Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Educating an Advocate

I never aspired to become an advocate. I didn’t know enough about the issues, I couldn’t balance that with my work and family life. I promised myself that I would focus on raising good kids, being a high quality educator … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinet of Curiosities-Updates, Early Childhood Education | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kindergarten Readiness: The Inside Scoop

Before I started back in the classroom I took my friend out to lunch. She is a Kindergarten teacher in a public school and I wanted to get the “inside scoop” on what Kindergarten teachers were REALLY hoping that kids … Continue reading

Posted in Early Childhood Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Articles in “Teaching Young Children”

Publishing on the web has been exciting…but I will admit there is something very satisfying about seeing your words “in print!” I have had two articles come out in “Teaching Young Children” (a NAEYC publication) and luckily they are offering … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinet of Curiosities-Updates, Early Childhood Education, Kids in Museums, Museum Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Presentation Inspiration

                                            “Conference Selfie” Is that a thing? My favorite kind of presentation is the one where I don’t have to do a whole lot. No, not because I am lazy, but because it means the conversation has taken off and … Continue reading

Posted in Cabinet of Curiosities-Updates, Early Childhood Education, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Delighting in My Child’s Interest: Trucks!

My son loves cars, trucks and all things that go.  I know a lot of Moms might say that…but in our house that is the main toy of interest at all times. At first, I was a little worried about … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Early Childhood Education, Museum Fun at Home | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Eureaka! Science in the Bathtub

Science can happen anywhere!  For caregivers with infants and toddlers you learn quickly to grab any chance you have to help your child explore and learn about the world.  In fact, if you look closely at your day you’ll find … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Cabinet of Curiosities-Updates, Early Childhood Education, Museum Fun at Home | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Quality vs. Quantity

In January, I had the chance to present at the Southern Early Childhood Association’s (SECA) Regional Conference. SECA stretches from Virginia to Texas so it was no small potatoes to be chosen. I had prepared a presentation around “everyday museums” … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Cabinet of Curiosities-Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Posts for American History, NAEYC and Kid Trips!

I’ve been lucky enough to find a few soapboxes where I can talk about young children and museums.  This week, I had three pieces published all within a few days of each other! For American History, a follow up on … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Early Childhood Education, Kids in Museums, Museum Fun at Home | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment