I cannot think of a better time of year to forge forward with change.
As I look outside at my big beautiful oak tree that provides a canopy to the space where my daughter plays, I see TRANSFORMATION before my eyes and it inspires me.
Looking at education today
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I would love to hear your thoughts on early childhood education.
Share your perspective with me so I can share it with those who make the decisions that impact us all. Let me know your experience, and what you would love to see happen in early childhood education.
I’m here, I’m listening. It’s time for change.
What is the educator’s role in supporting play in the early childhood classroom?read more
Creating meaningful learning in early childhood education doesn’t have to be overwhelming and complicated. You don’t need the newest toys, you don’t need to spend a small fortune changing your playroom into dramatic play environments that are worthy of Pinterest or Instagram. You just have to trust in the learning that comes from play, with the child in the lead.read more
Bookclub Review: The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively I’ve had this book among my collection for a long time. It wasn’t until I reached out to my awesome community and asked if anyone wanted to join me in reading it that I...read more
Squeals of laughter sneak into a hallway lined with pictures and stories of that month’s learning. The images portray the children enthralled in investigation; balancing blocks that test the edges of physics, creating art that is filled with colorful emotion, using...read more
Creating learning environments that meet everyone's needs. This morning I attended a presentation with the hilarious and engaging Marc Battle. Marc is a passionate educator who knows and understands the value and importance of the environment in which children...read more
Social Skills from Storytelling I love my job. I genuinely love what I do. I get to work with educators who are changing lives every day. I get to watch the magic happen in between wiped noses and zipped zippers. That magic spot where a child feels fully heard and...read more