August G…uest #7: Children – Teaching, Reading, Storytelling, and More

I was invited to be a guest blogger on The Recipe Hunter’s terrific blog. Thank you, Esmé. It’s a great story… about me!


Jennie Meet Jennie @ A Teacher’s Reflections
Thank you, Esmé, for having me as a guest on your wonderful blog.  First, let me introduce myself.  I am Jennie, a long time preschool teacher, 30+ years is definitely a long time, and… well, that’s what I want to talk about.

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About Jennie

I have been teaching preschool for over thirty years. This is my passion. I believe that children have a voice, and that is the catalyst to enhance or even change the learning experience. Emergent curriculum opens young minds. It's the little things that happen in the classroom that are most important and exciting. That's what I write about. I am highlighted in the the new edition of Jim Trelease's bestselling book, "The Read-Aloud Handbook" because of my reading to children. My class has designed quilts that hang as permanent displays at both the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, and the Fisher House at the Boston VA Hospital.
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25 Responses to August G…uest #7: Children – Teaching, Reading, Storytelling, and More

  1. Loved reading it Jennie.. Awesome.. 🙂

  2. beetleypete says:

    I left a comment over there, Jennie. You are getting around the blogs these days. Well done! It is richly deserved.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  3. That was great, nice job!

  4. I agree! Reading to children is one of the best gifts you can give them–and it’s also a great gift to yourself. 🙂

  5. Di says:

    Hello Jennie,
    Such a lovely story about you and your passion to share the love of story telling with the children. The fact you have students return is such a testament to how you touch their hearts 💐✨💐

  6. L. Marie says:

    Great post, Jennie!

  7. Norah says:

    Fabulous, Jennie. Your wisdom should be cloned and inserted into every graduating early childhood educator. And the people with the power to make decisions about what happens in schools.

  8. what a profound work you do…i work with children too.

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