My last day of field placement. Ever.

My last day of field placement. Ever.

Friday is my last day of field placement! I’ve really enjoyed my time at the centre I am at and cannot believe my last day came so soon. As our grad party and grad celebrations came and went, the feeling…

Babies Are People Too

Babies Are People Too

After a relaxing Spring Break, it was back to my field placement with babies. I couldn’t be happier! The babies keep me busy and they are such a joy to work with. I explored rotation with the babies for two…

Planning for Babies

Planning for Babies

  For my final semester, I am in a field placement with babies. I was so excited when I found out where I was placed, as I was craving a change. Because my previous three placements had been with preschool…

My Last Day of Classes

My Last Day of Classes

Today was my last class in the Early Learning and Child Care program – ever. Tomorrow I have a seminar in the afternoon, but no more classes. I start my four week block of field placement and then the program…

Time to Buckle Down!

Time to Buckle Down!

It’s crunch time! Next week is my last week of classes of the program. AHH! After that, it’s back to my field placement for four weeks. I feel like the end of classes creeped up on me with no warning….

Nearing the End: Graduation

Nearing the End: Graduation

Hello! Both of my classes today got cancelled so I’m sitting in my pajamas and doing homework at home today. Yesterday, our program had its group graduation photo and I am starting to have mixed feelings! I’m excited to be…

Mid-Semester Sleep: Do You Get Any?

Mid-Semester Sleep: Do You Get Any?

Last night was one of those nights where I lied awake all night for no reason! I was tired beyond all belief and probably didn’t fall asleep till 2 or 3 a.m. and had to wake up at 6:30. The…

My Favourite Paper-Writing Spot

My Favourite Paper-Writing Spot

This week, I have been writing my Pedagogy of Play paper for ECDV 285: Theories of Early Learning. It is an 8-10 page paper which is very easy for me to relate to, but requires a lot of reading and…

A New Love for History

A New Love for History

This semester, I discovered what my favourite class was:  Foundations of Early Learning. I surprised myself with this because I normally despise history and find that I cannot relate to it whatsoever. However, my Foundations class has proved different. It…

What is a learning story?

What is a learning story?

Hey all! I’m sitting in the library, writing assignments, and really valuing the fact that MacEwan University has plenty of couches and caffeine available. I’m feeling super tired today and motoring through some homework on this three hour break. I…