Teaching and learning from preschoolers
Thursday, March 04, 2021
Despite My Utter Lack of "Teaching"
I never pretend to know what kids will learn on any given day and, honestly, any teacher who does is either deluded or blowi...
Wednesday, March 03, 2021
Talking to Ourselves
I'm as eager for the plague to end as anyone, but one thing I'll miss is the freedom to talk to myself in public. Of...
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
The Strongest Kids in the World
We were talking about how strong we are, children taking turns sharing feats of strength they had or could perform. It had s...
Monday, March 01, 2021
"What Is It?"
I heard her mother saying, "What is it?" Her daughter, a two-year-old, was scribbling on a piece of paper with a m...
Friday, February 26, 2021
I'll Try Not to Yuck Your Yum if You Try Not to Yuck Mine
"There are only two bad kinds of ice cream: pistachio and tutti frutti." It's one of the jokes I tell that no ...
Thursday, February 25, 2021
The Concept of "Learning Loss" is Complete BS
Just scanning the first page of my search engine's results for "learning loss" without clicking a single link ...
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Young Children Don't Need Adults to Make Their Play Meaningful
I was watching a boy named Henry carry a yellow traffic pylon across the playground. He carefully placed it on the ground, n...
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