The Early Years Branch in the Ministry of Education is pleased to announce a new portal for the early learning sector. The Early Learning portal was created to promote better communication and easier access to early learning documents, resources, professional learning opportunities and current in…

fnesc resources click here for free download page and here for the primary resource 

CHECK OUT THIS AWESOME NEW BOOK FEATURING CANADIAN ILLUSTRATORS!  I AM CANADA  (click title for Amazon.ca link) 

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of one of our life members. Connie Tate Abrook was instrumental in the works of the ECEC in it's earlier years. She was a dedicated early learning teacher and hardworking member of the Saskatoon Local and Provincial ECEC organizations. …

An article titled, "The Erosion of Play" which went through many iterations thanks to multiple reviewers from a variety of journals has finally been published in the International Journal of Play (4 year journey!) The publisher gives authors 50 free eprints so if you are interested, here is the lin…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ezv85LMFx2E An introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely by anyone but especially teachers and pare…

Here is the recipe for the Playdoh Jen used at the Playful Literacy Workshop   2 C. Flour  1 C. Salt 3 Tbsp. Vinegar  2 Tbsp. Oil 2 C. Hot Water    And here is the Opal School website where the Playful Literacy ideas originated:  http://www.portlandcm.org/teaching-and-learning/opal-sc…

Complimentary eArticles   Below you will find free, downloadable eArticles in PDF format. Videatives offers these resources to you as a way to introduce you to some of their views on constructivist education.  https://videatives.com/taxonomy/term/1114

A wonderous and playful adventure today with Jennifer Mason and Kelly Vickaryous as they shared their classrooms and invitations with us. Finding story in your world was the focus. Many aha moments were had and stories were created out of beautiful (and not so beautiful) materials.  click image …

A great early learning/kindergarten website:  http://fairydustteaching.com/

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