Are You Engaged?

2018-03-21T10:56:52+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Elementary, Faculty and Staff, Primary, Theory|

Engaged learning? What is it? Are the children and adults still engaged during the last weeks of the school year? Are they still interested? Still committed? Still involved? See what you think.   Interested?  Say, in the shaggy bark on the River Birch?   Committed---to helping us do things ourselves, [...]

Moving with Purpose and Precision

2017-11-14T22:22:38+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Primary|

From the beginning of our days at school we are moving with purpose and precision. We build motor control, and with a little practice, can do almost anything!   Early in the morning, we can be found cutting paper towels for a hand washing activity or carefully folding tablecloths for lunch. Some [...]

Do You Take Cream or Sugar in Your Tea?

2017-11-14T22:22:38+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Primary|

Tea Day dawned cold and sunny. In Millie's room we gathered and walked on our line in a high state of anticipation.   Each of us had helped prepare the special sandwiches and salad, the muffins and vegetable trays that were to constitute our feast.   We had dressed up, [...]