Exploring pedagogy in a German Bilingual Program In Canada, there are several options for bilingual language education in addition to the official language program (French Immersion). Teachers in these programs must integrate both content and la (More)
Helping teachers design appropriate and engaging technological experiences Young children are growing up in technology-rich environments, and come to school with different experiences using technology. As a result, teachers need to be prepared t (More)
The benefits of full-day kindergarten in Canada As full-day kindergarten programs continue to expand across the country, reviewing the effectiveness of these programs is essential to supporting effective teaching and learning in the early years. (More)
Kindergarten anxiety? Use the summer to prepare your child Michael Lee Zwiers, University of Calgary It’s the first day of kindergarten for your child, and you’re not sure who’s more anxious. Excitement, trepidation, anticipation. Start (More)
Advancing a model for play-based pedagogy in early years’ learning For young children, the hands are a fundamental method for learning about the external world. Direct interaction and manipulation of objects in the environment facilitates the cr (More)