Last week as I observed in the Upper Elementary classroom, Kate was preparing to demonstrate the results of a chemical reaction. After her lesson, Kate moved on and the the children were left to replicate what they had seen, which they did with... more
I have been reading the book, Bossypants. In this memoir Tina Fey shares her outrageous ability to see the absurd in the world and turn it into side splitting humor. I knew this book would make me laugh (a lot), but I wasn’t expecting the “first... more
At 10 years old, children’s attention is shifting from the home to the larger world around them.
This is a critical time for moral development, and more than ever children are learning to:
• Mimic things even if they are ill equipped to... more
I wanted to share a summary of our discussion of the first three chapters of the Big Disconnect. What follows are some questions that I wrote for the discussion with my notes to accompany them. If you weren't able to join us you can look... more
This fall Breakfast Circle returns. This parent education program is designed to target current challenges that parents face. This fall we will be reading "The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age." more