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Kindness Is a Muscle

Not just any muscle, but the most important one of all. Like any muscle it needs conditioning, active practice to make it healthy, strong, even grow. 273 more words

Education

Positive Discipline

Exploration is important in a baby’s development. A bruise or a bump on their heads are sometimes necessary for them to understand why some things are forbidden. 238 more words

Parenthood

Emotional Detectives

Adults who work with children are generally perceived to be warm, nurturing, and tend to usually be great with children. They spend countless hours outside the classroom working, and their summers taking professional development classes that are required of their school districts. 369 more words

Education

Safe Haven

A recent visitor from Russia gifted our classroom with a truly exquisite set of nesting dolls, the smallest of which was no larger than the fingernail on my pinky.   524 more words

Montessori

I Won't Discipline My Child

Not the way most people mean that anyway.

This past weekend I had an irate parent show up at my door. The outcome was that she forbade her son from playing with mine and screamed at me to “discipline your f@#%ing kid!” 328 more words

Unschooling

Communication and Preparation to Facilitate Academic Success

5. Learning Environment – The teacher fosters and manages a safe and inclusive learning environment that takes into account: physical, emotional and intellectual well-being.

5.3 Managing Classroom Procedures through Performance of Noninstructional Duties… 1,234 more words

Why Common Discipline Methods Don't Work (and What to do Instead)

There is a misconception in our society that children learn best by being punished and shamed. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth. If you want children to behave better, you have to make them feel better. 1,134 more words

Toddlers