Are Kids Failing in School or Are Schools Failing Our Kids? The third grade teacher posed five questions to her class: “What is your favorite color? What is your dream job when you grow up? When I grow up, I hope to live in…. What is your favorite sport? What is your favorite pet?” The […]
Developing alternative approaches to classroom learning for children with learning disabilities like ADHD, is a key responsibility for educators.
Only connect… —E. M. Forster As spring begins and the tiny yellow-green mulberry leaves start bravely out from their branches, students begin picking them. They pick them with the same care their parents use when making breakfast. In the classroom they feed the leaves to silk worms. The worms raise tiny faces to look into […]
Children’s Day pre schoolers are measuring maniacs these days. I had my wingspan measured. It is 101 unifix cubes long. It is also 73 inches, 18 crayons and 13.5 hummingbird wingspans long—same as Malcolm, Annabel’s Dad. Anna Priya’s wingspan is half of Mr. Rick’s. Experiencing that 101 unifix cubes, 18 crayons, 13.5 hummingbird wingspans and […]