Rodriquez and Mrs. Nelson encourage all the children do things for themselves, only helping when they are really needed. After getting their new library cards, the class starts the trip back to school. Everyone wants to go into the bakery, but Ms. Perhaps we can go in the back door and see where everything is made. We mark events in the timeline of our lives according to places, thereby making those places a part of our identity.
It is important for early childhood educators to understand that early geography experiences, such as actively exploring spaces and manipulating objects in the environment, help children develop cognitive skills and begin to understand the world around them. These experiences are the foundation for understanding our sense of place. Thus, our sense of place relies on both the experiences we have had and the thoroughness of our education. When teachers plan curricula and activities with a genuine commitment to engendering a sense of place, all children have multiple opportunities to interact with peers and the environment, to form deep psychological and physical attachments to people and spaces.
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Vergeront, J. Brillante continues to consult with school districts and present to teachers and families on the topic of high-quality, inclusive early childhood practices. Her research focuses on teacher education and using read-alouds to support the exploration of equity and diversity issues.
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