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“Through make-believe games children can be anyone they wish and go anywhere they want. When they engage in socio-dramatic play, they learn how to cope with feelings, how to bring the large, confusing world into a small, manageable size.” ~Dorothy Singer I’d like to share the story of a little girl named Daughtry. This spirited […]

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Thank you so much. Your donation will make a huge impact on the lives of the the families, educators and chid care providers in our organization.

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January 24, 2020

ECEs supporting Teachers

Monday, January 27, 2020 As we navigate challenging times in our province, Compass ELC has been reflecting about our role in relation to the ongoing negotiations between Ontario’s teachers and the provincial government. We truly value the partnership and relationships we have with our schools, and hope teachers reach a fair deal as quickly as […]

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September 3, 2019

Materials Initiative Resources

Excerpts from How Does Learning Happen Creating Invitations for Learning Materials Donations List Loose Parts by Schema Theory of Loose Parts Metal – A Perfect Play Material for Children’s Improvisation Seeing Children Do More With Less Nicholson’s Theory of Loose Parts

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It was a privilege to watch our home child care crew pick up litter as they showed appreciation for their world. We walked tenderly and with purpose on the land which we enjoy and know to be traditional Anishnaabe territory. The enthusiasm which the children brought to this seemingly mundane work allowed me to reflect […]

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We value learning as an opportunity to engage both emotionally and intellectually, deepen our own practice, and enrich the quality of experiences for children, families, communities, and ourselves.  We believe that every interaction is an invitation to learn and grow together. Every pebble in the vase represents each hour that each member of the Peterborough […]

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May 16, 2019

Our “Nona” Candi

At Compass ELC-Courtice, we consider ourselves extremely blessed. Candi is not just our cook and nutritionist but our resident “Nona,” and truly a big piece of the heart and soul of our program. From the moment you walk through the front doors you are reminded of home with the smells of delicious food cooking. The […]

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  Compass Archie Stouffer is a school-age program in the heart of Minden. For those who aren’t familiar with our area you may not realize the sheer amount of trees and forest that we have. In fact the playground at our school is essentially half-forest. We feel very spoiled by this as our children love […]

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Compass Early Learning and Care 2019 Child Care Fees – Home Child Care CKL

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