Teaching and learning from preschoolers.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Creating Meaning And, Godlike, Laughing As He Did It
"Teacher Tom, this is fluid." "This?" I asked, pointing at the container of muddy water at h...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
"Don't Play With Your Food!"
When we were young, adults would threaten, "You'll eat it and you'll like it," when children recoil...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
"Play With A Purpose"
A few years back, I was watching a boy named Henry carry a yellow traffic pylon across the playground. He carefully pl...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Mister Roger's Neighborhood
Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the airing of the first episode of Mister Roger's Neighborhood . I didn't...
Monday, February 19, 2018
"Only Little Dinosaurs Can Come Into Our House"
Our three-year-olds were playing with our regulation issue wooden unit blocks and our full collection of dinosaurs, bot...
Friday, February 16, 2018
It's Why We Laugh When We Play
Most of the actual work I do is in preparing for the arrival of the kids, and by "work" I mean the kinds of ...
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Everything Else Is Up To The Kids
I get a lot of credit for things I didn't do. Grateful parents are forever thanking me for "teaching" th...
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