Why learning ABCs is not what a toddler should be doing at crèche, writes Katherine Donnelly
Some children don’t have dads in the home so it’s nice for them to have a male role model
One day Lorraine brought in the book Elmer the Patchwork Elephant by David McKee for all the children in Montessori 1 to read, and after hearing about Caroline’s grandmother’s special quilt, the children wanted to make one of their own. They each brought in a piece of cloth that meant so
More findings from the Tulsa/NUI Maynooth study: Better vocabulary being minded by relatives Vs Better motor skills being minded in creches. Looking forward to the full study being published soon!!
New study from NUI Maynooth and Tulsa, the Child and Family Agency, suggests that the ECCE Scheme is too little, too late. What’s your verdict?