Nourish them and watch them grow.
Relationships... our pillars, our shadows and our being. Every part of a child's life is built on and around their relationships. Their growth, their self-worth, how they function within society is almost wholly influenced by the quality of their relationships, especially during the infant years. It's no wonder that across research, one constant is the importance of the relationship between children and their teachers. The importance of ‘quality’ relationships for teaching and learning as well as the development of their social and emotional wellbeing. These relationships are central to high-quality teaching in the primary years which, in turn, is crucial to any child’s success. If you can build a secure relationship with a child they are far more likely to demonstrate good peer interaction during play and learning (NCCA 2016).
Fall into Autumn with ease!
Making the transition from one Aistear topic into the next can be stressful and time consuming! Follow these Seven Simple Steps to make the transition into your new Aistear topic as easy as possible!