“I Ask Percy How I Should Live My Life”

“I Ask Percy How I Should Live My Life”

“I Ask Percy How I Should Live My Life” Love, love, love, says Percy. And hurry as fast as you can along the shining beach, or the rubble, or the dust. Then, go to sleep. Give up your body heat, your beating heart. Then, trust. by Mary Oliver, via Red Bird:...

New York Preschool Support for Pre-K Families

Recognizing that the parents are a child’s first teacher, 21 preschools are putting a new program into effect…  Interesting! http://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2016/09/09/new-york-citys-universal-pre-k-program-wants-to-teach-parents-too/#.V9i4j5MrLVo  ...
To help students learn, engage the emotions…

To help students learn, engage the emotions…

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/05/04/to-help-students-learn-engage-the-emotions/?_r=2 Great teachers understand that the best, most durable learning happens when content sparks interest, when it is relevant to a child’s life, and when the students form an...