Wooden block building materials are a fundamental and natural manipulative used by children worldwide. Notch Blocks support extensive National Association of Education for Young Children (NAEYC) research validating developmentally appropriate educational advantages for young children interacting with high-quality wooden block building materials. These learning opportunities are aligned with STEM concepts, (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), the 21st-century learning framework, and related skills including creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration (4C’s).Read More
When you think of the aesthetics of an early education classroom, what do you see? Brightly colored plastic toys. Shelves stacked high with lesson materials and paperwork. Walls covered with color-by-numbers artwork. Commercial posters with letters, numbers and cartoons. Consider how this makes you feel. Are you calm or are your senses overwhelmed with all […]Read More
Guidecraft is proud to introduce IO Blocks Makerspace as a free online resource for teachers, educators, and students interested in combining technology and design with the limitless opportunities of Guidecraft’s original building toy system, IO Blocks. Curated lessons on familiar subjects; such as insects, robots, and bridges, encourage children to explore the world around them […]Read More
Join EdWeb.net’s Webinar on Monday, May 21, from 3-4pm EST as our very own President, Gary Bilezikian, takes us on a global tour of Early Childhood Education from New Zealand, to Thailand, to Chile, to China — in search of nature-based environments that promote a holistic educational model. You’ll learn how the legal, cultural, political, […]Read More
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