Reciprocal Influence

Reciprocal Influence

by Sarah Felstiner, Curriculum Director, Hilltop Children’s Center We often host Study Days here at Hilltop Children’s Center, with groups of educators from other programs coming to visit in our classrooms, peruse our Pedagogical Documentation, and meet...
Mindful Toddlers

Mindful Toddlers

by Cassie Tondreau, Educator, Hilltop Children’s Center I don’t meditate, but I want to be the type of person that does.  As a classroom teacher of three-year-olds, I’ve looked for ways to help the group calm down, connect with their bodies, and...
Tube Confessions

Tube Confessions

by Chelsea Myers, Educator, Hilltop Children’s Center It’s the Thursday of the week before our winter break. Ben has been floundering through it, because his best friend, Grayson, left for vacation a week early. Ben hasn’t spent much time investing in other...