Category Archives: teaching children
“My original fears about changing to a new grade quickly disappeared as I moved from a curriculum-centered to a STUDENT CENTERED classroom.” — Barbara Hanson, teacher at Willett School in Attleboro, Massachusetts (Hanson, 1995). I’m welcoming my 14th year of … Continue reading
“We can certainly talk about the realities of the economy, debate the best method to evaluate effectiveness and discuss the drawbacks of unions. But anyone who characterizes teachers as overpaid is forgetting what we entrust them with each and every … Continue reading
And the Fury | Misadventures of a Modern Mommy.
My job is simple. I work Monday through Friday. September – June. No nights. No weekends. No holidays. My job is simple. I teach kindergarten. I work with five-year olds. Ask them what my job is…they will tell you: “It’s … Continue reading
Katie says “…I accept every child where they are. I do not spend a moment blaming their home life, their preschool teacher, their environment, etc…. There is no sense in blaming or wishing they were any different. That just wastes time … Continue reading
“… And therefore you seek to work for the common good because your humanity comes into its own in belonging.” – Dr. Frank Lipman More Real Food, Less Food-like Substances More Fruit and Vegetables, Less Sugar, Gluten and Dairy More Plant … Continue reading