Monthly Archives: September 2015

Is the back-to-school glow gone? Bring the shine back

For most of us school has been back in session for several weeks. The luster of the new clothes, backpacks, and classmates has begun to wear off. So what can you do to re-engage students and get them excited to … Continue reading

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Celebrating second chances

“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” ~ Jacques Barzun Teachers often feel like they are a world apart from other professions. Misunderstood. Overlooked. Undervalued. Those emotions are why we were so … Continue reading

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“I have to tell Gwen!”: A guest post from Holly Elissa Bruno

Homage to Gwen L. Morgan, 90, who died peacefully at home in Lincoln, MA, on September 4, after decades of innovative life-changing contributions to the early childhood field. Angels. My Mother loved angels. So, when I traveled afar or down … Continue reading

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Teaching children the power of hello

Everyone is heading back to school and child care which means it is time to meet new people and make new friends. For some children, that can be a scary idea and even if you aren’t shy there are times … Continue reading

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