Empowering Caregivers in the Learning Process

In last week’s post we talked about Social Emotional Learning and Development. This week we are reflecting on meaningful ways to include caregivers and families as part of the educational Continue Reading →

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Social Emotional Learning and Development

In last week’s post we talked about Establishing a Space for Student-Initiated Creation. This week we are reflecting on intentional approaches to support social-emotional processes for young learners. Whether working Continue Reading →

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Nurturing a Sense of Self and Community

In last week’s post we talked about Empowering Littles Through Tech with a focus on design thinking and relationships. This week we take time to reflect on the importance of Continue Reading →

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Our Reflection on Equity

This post is a reflection of our work, in acknowledgement of the racial inequalities that are still present in the US. We are disheartened by the death of George Floyd Continue Reading →

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Supporting Social Emotional Needs Beyond the Classroom

There are many ways that educators take care of their students and their needs in the classroom, but what does this look like when we are offering support at home? Continue Reading →

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Character Studies

As we nurture emergent readers and writers we take time explore the craft of the author and illustrator, and the role of each in telling a story. During this three Continue Reading →

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Customizing Your Own Kmail

As educators, the creation of meaningful literacy experiences for students is a constant work in progress.  In order to evolve in our practice, we must continuously reassess the world in Continue Reading →

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Community Gathering

Right after our Connected Play time, children take part in the Community Gathering. This time is dedicated to connect as a group and make sure individual needs are SEEN and recognized Continue Reading →

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Our Year Long Memory String

This year our kindergarten classes spent the year going through the Innovating Play cycle of connecting, wondering, playing, and discovering. (We have blogged about some of these experiences and have Continue Reading →

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Play Through Exploration: A Shared Garden Experience

Making Connections Our New Jersey and California kids share the weather with each other every day. Connecting with the same topic of the weather each day has been an ongoing Continue Reading →

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