The Office of Early Childhood’s March Pyramid Pages!
Raising children can be a scenic journey through peaks and valleys… the peaks may be joyful, but those valleys can be challenging… especially when children do not follow directions given to them. In the March Pyramid Pages, learn how to
The CT Office of Early Childhood Pyramid February Newsletter!
Many are familiar with the saying "time waits for no one"
Choose Love in February
Why Choose Love Choose Love programs offer the solutions that are desperately needed in schools today. They teach children, and adults, how to Choose Love in any circumstance, and help them become connected, resilient, and empowered individuals. These skills, tools and attitudes
February We Celebrate Black History Month
It was Negro History Week before it was Black History Month In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, the scholar often referred to as the "father of Black history," established Negro History Week to focus attention on Black contributions to civilization. According to the NAACP,
Choose Love Movement Workshop Recording
On October 19, 2022 the Collective welcomed Julia Richter, Director of Choose Love C.A.R.E.S (Cultivating Authentic Relationships in the Education System. She spoke about that we as educators and professionals have to be sure to fill our cups, so we
Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development
When Albert Einstein was a child, few people—if any—anticipated the remarkable contributions he would make to science. His language development was delayed, worrying his parents to the point of consulting a doctor. His sister once confessed that Einstein “had such
CT OEC Launches Pyramid Pages!
The OEC is proud to introduce their first-ever issue of Pyramid Pages, News and Tools for Parents and Early Childhood Providers! This monthly newsletter focuses on social emotional learning and development and offers tips and resources for providers and families.
Spotlight on Social-Emotional Learning: Learn How to Make a Scripted Story
Making Scripted Stories for Home and School Scripted stories can be a valuable visual tool in the classroom and at home! Scripted stories can help a child understand what to expect during new situations or everyday routines and provide examples of
Spotlight on Social-Emotional Learning: A Calm Down Area
The Collective is so pleased to be collaborating with Lisa Swain, ED.S. a consultant to the Office of Early Childhood regarding the Pyramid Model. This week will focus on providing a calm down area for children who need a break or
May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year they fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for