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…
To color, or not to color?
Setting the foundation stone upon which each student will build future success.
Somehow, a caring encounter calls forth healing.
The students should be working harder than the teacher.
Early Childhood educators in the 21st century are social-ecologists.
Everyday my students gain tangible new skills and capacities.