Teaching and learning from preschoolers.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
“And They All Got To Be Friends”
To those who weren’t part of the process, it probably looked like nothing much: a bunch of boxes, some children’s dra...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Becoming Wiser, Gentler People
It happened in a flash. He wanted to dump the bowl of "jewels" (florist marbles) that he had collected into...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Playing With Matches
I could not have been more than six-years-old when my friend Jeff and I "borrowed" a book of matches from hi...
Monday, May 20, 2019
What Do We Do With All Those Keys?
We have a lot of keys, hundreds of them, collected over many years, both in batches and one at a time. What do we do w...
Friday, May 17, 2019
What It Means To Balance
The kids were balancing along planks that had been set up as bridges between two points. Most of them were managing ...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Becoming A Community Of Experts
Not long ago, I wrote about releasing the butterflies we raised from caterpillars . What I didn't mention was that ...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
That's The Real Work Of Teaching
When parents complain, "He doesn't listen to me" what they really mean is that their kid doesn't do...
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