This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and while it is always important to recognize teachers and how much they do, this year is especially significant. The global pandemic, known as COVID-19, interrupted the school year and took many of us by surprise. Many teachers have worked around the clock to move their class to an online format, while supporting their students who equally have had difficulty adjusting to these sudden changes. Additionally, many students will be graduating this year without the opportunity to say goodbye to their favorite teachers. Although social distancing prevents students from being able to show their teacher appreciation in person, there are still plenty of options to thank teachers for everything they have done. Here are […]
Put Some STEAM Into Your ClassroomSTEAM should be an integral part of the preschool curriculum, experienced though play, exploration, and interactions. Children who experience STEAM in early education develop strong skills which are a foundation for future learning and even careers. This course features and introduction to STEAM and its importance in early education, the subject areas of STEAM, how teachers can support and encourage STEAM learning, resources and materials that support STEAM, and STEAM connections in language, games and music. View the Course Description
Meet Carole Schroeder, M.Ed.
Carole Schroeder is an early childhood educator with over twenty years of experience. Carole began her career as a Title 1 teacher where she was teaching both intervention, and grade levels kindergarten through fourth grade. In this position, Carole developed and implemented strategies to reinforce concepts taught in grade level reading and phonics classes, including meeting needs of students with learning disabilities.
Currently, Carole works in a religion based preschool setting where she has had the titles of substitute teacher, teacher, and director. In these positions, Carole organizes and implements business and educational aspects of preschool program from the initial first-time licensing process of a new program through continuous, day-to-day operation. Carole also leads staff in various areas of professional development training.
Carole shares her experience and knowledge with you through online learning and AIR Child Care Training Solutions. Carole offers 2 courses available at airchildcare.com: Put Some STEAM Into Your Classroom, and Language and Literacy For Every Learner.