Time Well Spent

To those of you reading who have been my peers in my program of study, specifically those who have been reading our weekly discussions and posts, you may now hopefully understand and see where the banner image from my blog comes from – the handprints. This notion of “leaving my mark” on people – children, […]

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The surprise of bias

Recently, in one of the assignments I completed for my Masters course, we were asked to reflect on some questions regarding different bias’ and “-isms” such as racism, sexism, and heterosexual-ism. One experience that I would like to share for the purpose of this blog post is one that I experienced and was witness to […]

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Microaggression in Early Childhood

This week, while examining an experience of observed microaggression (brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults toward people’s differences/races/preferences), I was easily able to pinpoint one I wish to highlight for you. I have a family that joined us […]

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Zero to Three – STEM Education

Recently, the Zero to Three organization has been focusing on STEM Education in the early and formative years. I think this is such an important perspective to share, as often times, science and inquisitive thinking is brushed off and questions from these little minds are answered too quickly without providing opportunities to problem solve, ask […]

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Contacts Around the World!

This week I have attempted to set up some contacts from outside of the US in regards to Early Childhood Education. I chose to focus on setting up contact with professionals or experts who embrace the Reggio Emelia approach to learning as I feel it is an incredibly effective way of learning about the world […]

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