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What I Notice...

The best part of the work I do in schools is visiting classrooms and participating in the learning taking place. I have previously written about my passion and belief about the kind of work students in schools should be engaged in. 1,197 more words


Cognitive Theories of Learning

This week’s readings on cognitive theories of learning gave me things to think about in terms of the education system in the United States. A distinction was made between two types of learning: rote and meaningful. 246 more words

How to prepare your child for school

One little mind blowing concept…

Let them play and BE children while they ARE children.

And that’s it. Simple huh? No nightly flash card routine or outrageously boring worksheets to fill in!   443 more words

Peaceful Parenting

How will you use $5,000,000?

Our focus this year is on real-world applications of the mathematical foundations we build in our classroom. We have been working on understanding place value concepts to 1,000,000 and three strategies (front end, comparable and compensation) for estimation during Math. 586 more words

Pedagogical Knowledge