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Family Resources for At-Home Learning: Finding Learning in Regular Moments
By Holly Delgado | April 20, 2020
- Laundry – sorting piles of whites and darks, matching socks, and putting clothes away in the correct drawers is math
- Meal Preparation – allowing my children to pour their own cereal and milk teaches concepts of volume, cutting fruit into pieces models fractions and part-whole relationships, stirring and mixing batter develops fine motor skills, and talking about the various ingredients is vocabulary development
- General Chores – sweeping the floor or feeding pets teaches hand-eye coordination, squeezing sponges while doing dishes is physics, and watering the plants or pulling weeds is life science.
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About Holly Delgado
Holly is an Early Childhood and Assessment Liaison as well as a former Demonstration Preschool teacher at HighScope Educational Research Foundation. She holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Central Michigan and a master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Northeastern Illinois. She has spent more than 10 years working in self-contained early childhood special education classrooms, inclusive classrooms, and home-based environments for children ages birth to five. She is a certified teacher in Michigan and Illinois and has experience as an education administrator for Head Start/Early Head Start programs. Holly is currently an adjunct professor of Early Childhood Education at Madonna University.