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We are all the village

“What would make the world a better place?”  This is a question that I often asked literally or figuratively of my college students. Ask it anywhere and you will get answers like “THEY should do….” 94 more words

Early Childhood Education

What to Do about "Wired" Boys!

Guest Post by Ruth Hanford Morhard

Recent media stories on New York Times.com and on NBC have mentioned “fidgety boys” who are struggling in school. These stories note the huge gap in behavioral skills and performance between young girls and boys entering kindergarten—a gap that continues to grow throughout their school years. 587 more words

Classroom Management

Letters from Camp: Curating an Exhibit

One of the hardest “justifications” you face as an educator is proving that learning took place. Grant funders might ask it…or supervisors…or parents…or it could be just an internal question that you pester yourself with. 429 more words

Early Childhood Education

Research shows parents can help close the word gap in early childhood education

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Leaders from the U.S. Department of Education were in town Monday to discuss how children can learn more at a younger age. 431 more words


TNCS Gets Ready for School!

On Friday, August 22nd, The New Century School hosted a very special Back-to-School Orientation/Open House—this event marked the beginning of TNCS’s 5th year in its 724 South Ann St. 1,324 more words

The New Century School

Will you be my friend?

Having friends, people you connect with, is an essential part of life.

Children, whether at the park, the shops, kindy, school or anywhere else are always looking for someone to engage with or play. 971 more words


Final Thoughts

  • My top three learnings from this program:
  1. A well-developed Community of Practice is one of the greatest tools you can utilize to achieve success.
  1. Collaboration is an absolutely vital aspect of childhood work. 
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Early Childhood Education