Monthly Archives: January 2019

What is the perfect education?

Originally posted on Opher's World:
a. The Setting Education should take place in a setting that is friendly, warm, secure, safe and beautiful. The building and rooms should be cheerful, artistically interesting and full of stimulation. The grounds should…

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Something to Think About – The R’s of Life – #Respect in our modern world by Sally Cronin

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
In January 2016 I began a series that I was intending to publish as a book but since it has been languishing… I have decided to re-run since it is three years since it…

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another july.

Originally posted on I didn't have my glasses on….:
I didn't have my glasses on…. View original post

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Library Book Bears… and Bob

Book Bears is my library reading group.  These second and third graders read a book each month, and we have a discussion about the book.  We talk about everything.  Everything! Let me tell you, this group is terrific.  Everyone is … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, books, chapter reading, children's books, Early Education, Imagination, Inspiration, reading aloud, reading aloud | Tagged , , , , , , , | 61 Comments

Reading Tricks for Kids of Any Age

Originally posted on Mom's Favorite Reads:
As a dad of a 3-year-old whirlwind, I find myself already asking the question facing most parents: how can I make my child read more and spend less time in front of a…

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‘Gloria’ Works Wonders

Some days just aren’t the best days.  Children feel that, too.  When everything seems to fall apart, there is Gloria.  She is the quiet one, the savior.  She listens to children and gets hugged – constantly.  She lives on the … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, Early Education, Expressing words and feelings, Kindness, Love, Teaching young children, wonder | Tagged , , , , , | 42 Comments

In a Box of Crayons (Children & Art)

Originally posted on All in a Day's Breath:
In a box of crayons, I am the orange. Who are you? Ok, I believe that each of us can be represented by at least one crayon. I know for myself, I am definitely not a pink, or a brown, though…

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