Natural Conse-quences

They fit the nature of the offense, attempt to repair any damage to persons or property, and leave the child’s dignity intact. 

Positive Discipline

When educators make personal connections with each child and guide them with love, all children can succeed.  

Intrinsic Rewards

When students are able to self-evaluate the value of their own work, they are more able to grow into adults who are self-motivated. 

Halloween Circle Game

Not only is The Pumpkin King game fun, as they search for the ring in each child’s hands, students are learning probability and systemic strategy.

Flexible Seating

Young children are not meant to sit still for long. In fact, research finds movement improves learning results.


Involve students in decisions and actions.  Let them know they can make the world a better place.  Teach them to be bio-gladiators.

Circle Time

The circle integrates fine and gross-motor movement, music, verse, and social interaction. 

A Mindful Teacher

Rather than teaching-mindfulness, the greatest benefit to our students comes instead from our being a mindful-teacher. 

Play On

Listed among the top ten skills necessary for jobs in 2020 are skills directly educated through play in early childhood.

Democracy in the Preschool

When we teach democracy in the Preschool we foster a self-directed community of learners who will grow to have a sense of civic duty and social responsibility.