Ready Set Go to Kindergarten

Television: Talking Violence

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, September 22,2016
Television: Talking Violence As of late, watching the nightly news has become a challenge. For the last six weeks without a seeming break, I have been fed a steady diet of gun violence and loss related to the shootings in…

10 Ways to Prepare for Kindergarten & Life!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, September 21,2016
The Top Ten Things You Can Do to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten & Life!    10. Encourage your child to participate in play dates with friends. Life is all about getting along with others. Children need to learn how…

Is that Developmentally Appropriate?

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Friday, August 19,2016
There are great differences between our young learners.  This must be taken into consideration when we are planning our intentional teaching opportunities and setting our expectations for our own children. We must keep in mind:  what is age appropriate based…