[nobe-l] childcare and supervision of kids
mikaelastevens at gmail.com
Fri Jul 14 02:39:00 UTC 2017
I like what others have said about control of your environment. I would
add…if you are looking for a fun, amazing form of education, research and
consider Montessori schools. I am currently getting a Master’s in
Montessori education, and am blown away by the philosophy.
If you have any questions, please feel free to message me off list.
On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 11:05 AM, Ashley Bramlett via NOBE-L <
nobe-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I’m interested in contributing to children’s well being and learning in a
> fun way.
> Toward this end, I want to be hired as a child care staff member.
> I’m considering going to grad school to be a teacher still, but a part
> time job working with kids will allow me to get experience and save up some
> Is anyone providing childcare here? What are techniques you might use to
> keep track of kids and know who is doing what?
> The childcare environment has many of the activities you kindergarten and
> first grade educators might do.
> So, even though you might primarily be a teacher, the same skills might
> apply to me.
> The childcare job is in a county recreation facility; the purpose is for
> staff to provide childcare while parents are pursuing recreation activities
> at the center. The activities in the childcare room include, legos,
> puzzles, coloring books, small games such as a circle game, some outside
> activities, and arts and crafts. Other than supervising the kids coloring
> or a paint craft activity, I think I can be involved. I have tunnel vision
> and cannot see what they are drawing or coloring. So, perhaps, another
> staff member can do this part.
> What do you think? However, I can definitely get on the floor with them as
> they play with legos, blocks and puzzles. Not only do they make noise I can
> hear, but they also are tactile which enables me to touch them to know what
> kids are building.
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