Teaching and learning from preschoolers
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Teacher Tom's Play Summit is Here: Together, Let's Turn This World Around
It's time to do more than just mark you calendar. I'm giddy to announce that registration for Teacher Tom's Play...
Monday, May 17, 2021
"Bewilderment is the True Comprehension"
I was waiting at the crosswalk. Across the street was a building of windows. Behind me was a future building of windows, yet...
Friday, May 14, 2021
What I Tell Parents About Play-Based Education
Based on my informal and unscientific surveys of early childhood educators, one of the biggest hurdles to fully realizing pl...
Thursday, May 13, 2021
The Practice of Purpose
When parents say they just want their child to be happy or that they just want their child to love to learn, I think what th...
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Being With Our Toddlers as They Explore the World
Growing up, television was still a relatively new thing, at least around our house. The only reason we came to understand th...
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Where Community Begins
Several years ago, I was passing a table at which four boys were eating snack. They were discussing a classmate, a boy with ...
Monday, May 10, 2021
Making Irrevocable Decisions with Insufficient Information
As a 24-year-old married man, I was certain that I didn't want to be a parent. My wife felt the same way. We had lives t...
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