Loris Malaguzzi, pioneer of the Reggio Emilia approach, is oft quoted asserting in early childhood settings there should be, “nothing without joy”. How can educators find joy in challenging times? This year has been unbelievably challenging, upsetting, and unprecedented. I made it my goal this year to find and cultivate joy. But what…
It’s back to school time!
“Imagine we have flowers in our hearts.”
The mountain meditation invites sitters to imagine they are mountains.
To color, or not to color?
They are learning about themselves as learners.
Even the youngest children perceive themselves as able and competent writers.
Promote egalitarian and equitable classrooms, schools, and global future.
Setting the foundation stone upon which each student will build future success.
Somehow, a caring encounter calls forth healing.