Doing Something About It

Doing Something About It

Angry, disheartened, and heart-broken after George Floyd’s murder, I vented by re-sharing a post on Facebook acknowledging that my white privilege allows me to do all sorts of everyday things (walk to the store, for example) without fear of dying. A wise...
A Distressing Image of Education

A Distressing Image of Education

In my local newspaper today there is an article about a nearby school district considering a year-round school schedule. As one who is trying to figure out how to make meaningful changes in the public school context… how to provide for children an education that...
The Gift Of The Awake Mind

The Gift Of The Awake Mind

I taught Kindergarten and Junior Kindergarten (4’s and 5’s) in the same school for nearly 4 decades. For 26 years, essentially the entire time I was in JK, we were Reggio inspired. I had noticed early on a remarkable difference from my pre-Reggio...