School is a tricky thing. On the surface, it’s a case of teaching children the 3 R’s of “readin’, writin’ and rifmatic”. But inevitably, there’s whole lot more to education that that. Read the rest of this entry »
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Kids need recognition as people with needs.
What happens when children get understanding?
A friend in Melbourne got me thinking about a funny anomaly. How come we judge children so much? For various reasons, children’s behavior gets scrutinized, analyzed, and criticized on a regular basis by adults as well as other kids. Read the rest of this entry »
How come children know more than we think?
You can’t fool children. Not really. Read the rest of this entry »
How much influence do you really have on your children's reading ability?
We fret a lot about children reading.
As a teacher, parents frequently asked, “How can I get my child to read?”
It’s a straightforward question that’s both simple and complex. Read the rest of this entry »
As children we need lots of stuff. But can you guess what we really, really want?
Lets not beat around the bush. Kids want stuff, don’t they? Read the rest of this entry »