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Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts

(Winston S. Churchill)

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Our Emergent Nature Curriculum: Loose Parts and Small Scale Gardening

Working on the implementation of  Aistear, Siolta, the First 5, Aim and Better Start programs we have always focused on our outdoor environments as creative learning spaces for children. Outdoor environments fully support the emersion of children in play as an active process regardless of the end product (Bruce, 2001). To facilitate role play and communityContinue reading “Our Emergent Nature Curriculum: Loose Parts and Small Scale Gardening”

Women in the workforce

“Breaking the Bias” I recently happened to have a very opportune chat with a female friend of mine, that provoked some thoughts back to when my own children were in primary school, and if I am honest, I was struggling to keep my career and home life on track. This friend has four young childrenContinue reading “Women in the workforce”

Collaborative Partnerships: Supporting Parents to Enhance the Language of STEAM

As a Parent of three not-so-small boys anymore, it has always been my mission to instill confidence, resilience, and self-confidence in my children. Looking back I have to say I think I managed this successfully, but not without some hurdles and some help along the way. These three are young men now, and successful youngContinue reading “Collaborative Partnerships: Supporting Parents to Enhance the Language of STEAM”

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