Doing projects with kids is a great starting point for learning. But the goal should be for the authentic learning experience. Following directions for an arts and crafts project, or following a recipe, is definitely great practice using reading and math. However, if it stops there, the opportunity for real authentic learning is lost. I … Continue reading Real Authentic Learning
The holiday season is upon us. (OK, I know it is early November, but the trees are going up in the stores, and the Hallmark Channel is starting with the holiday specials.) The holiday season always reminds me of the amazing way my mother handled a situation with me when I was 12 years old. … Continue reading The Real Spirit of the Holidays – Teaching Children About Giving
I woke up this morning to some really beautiful red leaves in our neighborhood. While out and about, people were commenting on how gorgeous the leaves finally were. I had been aware that this fall we had not had the usual amount of gorgeous leaves, but really had not paid much attention to why. My … Continue reading Authentic Project Idea – Fall Foliage
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