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Nature and Play

“Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy …” The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Embracing Messy Learning | Edutopia

“Authentic learning can be a messy process.”

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Acts of Green: Earth Day 2015

What are your plans this year on Earth Day?

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Innovative Education: Make Room for What Ifs | Edutopia

Creating Innovators’ author, Tony Wagner believes the best thing we can do for students is to teach them to be innovative thinkers and doers. Like many, Wagner also believes it is … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Value of Tinkering

One of the best things about working in education is the ability to watch children learn as they tinker. Tinkering as it applies to a school setting is more than the … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kindergartners Explore Through Project Learning | Edutopia

As many schools grapple with the question of student centered (or learner centered) education, Auburn Early Education Center, in Auburn, Alabama has decided to put words into action. Using a … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Putting Students First

What a great way to start the New Year – focusing on making education better by putting students first. Like so many of my peers in education, we constantly struggle … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 4 Comments