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RIE® Foundations Course is coming to Chicago this Summer!

Many parents and early childhood educators have expressed an interest in deepening their understanding and practice of Magda Gerber’s philosophy, the Educaring® Approach, as taught by Resources for Infant Educarer through participating in formal RIE®’s training. Traditionally, there have been very few opportunities to do so without traveling tno the west coast, but this is… Continue reading RIE® Foundations Course is coming to Chicago this Summer!

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What is PLAY?

Originally posted on the CHILD centered:
Play is what the child does. It is an important part of the development of learning. “Real” play is the process by which a child interacts in his or her environment in such a way that it is SPONTANEOUS and FREE. Play is inner-directed and non-goal orientated. Play should…

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Therapists see no developmental benefits from seats

Therapists see no developmental benefits from seats Chairs inhibit movement, which is what babies need, experts say March 15, 2012|By Julie Deardorff, Chicago Tribune reporter Erin Papuga feeds her 7-month-old daughter, Caroline, in the Bumbo at their home in Chicago. (Heather Charles, Chicago Tribune) Like other gadgets that confine babies, including walkers, exercise saucers and… Continue reading Therapists see no developmental benefits from seats