Currently, we are reading The View from the Oak: The Private Worlds of Other Creatures, which connects very concrete examples with much more abstract thinking, and this is precisely where these children are stationed developmentally READ MORE »
Diane and Jeri’s Group Blog
The posts below are excerpts from Diane and Jeri’s full blog site, which includes posts from students and teachers. Click here to go to the full blog.
Those times when we make direct contact with the world beyond our classroom have a particular impact. READ MORE »
So much attention is paid to reading and then to writing in the first years of school, that it is easy to overlook the importance that conversation — that first language-based connection we ever have with our children — continues to hold. READ MORE »
So much of the building of any community — a classroom group, a family, a project at work, a relationship with neighbors — is about creating routines, rituals, habits. READ MORE »