I like to think of the teachers as hosts of the neighborhood “open house” party. We get people together so they can get to know us and each other better, and we really want them to have fun and feel [...]
A while ago I was doing little “book reports” for my school. Here are are some of them, if you are interested in kids and have time to read! Now Say This: The Right Words to Solve Every Parenting Dilemma [...]
“The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.”- Theodore I. Rubin You may have heard the terms “conflict resolution” and “problem-solving” thrown around in the adult world, [...]
Well, here we are. Time is practically standing still. Adults told to stay home might feel like they are trapped, or that their “real” lives are on hold, or that their kids are missing out on experiences that they should [...]
A big part of what we do is reframing (or translating in the most positive way) whatever negative thing a child notices another child doing. Of course, it’s easy to notice the positive moments between peers and highlight those, and [...]
Why is it that when children get upset, adults have a tendency to cut themselves off from their own memories of feeling that way? When I started out as a teacher, admittedly I thought that my role in the face [...]
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