#MacEwanUgrad: Mary Dyky

#MacEwanUgrad: Mary Dyky

am able to provide a supportive environment where a child feels safe, capable, engaged, challenged and confident. MacEwan University has taught me that I am never done learning, and that I will be continually evolving through the experiences and relationships I have built with others

#MacEwanUgrad: Heather White

#MacEwanUgrad: Heather White

My fondest memories during my time at the university are the many opportunities I was given to build relationships with other students and the instructors. The structure of the program allowed me to build meaningful connections with fellow students who have become life-long friends.

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…

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…