Added to my Pages is now a Connections to Play page. This page will consist of my reflection on play in my life, both then and now. It will also provide insight into my thoughts and interpretations on play and it’s transformation and changes over the years. You can visit this page, or any other […]Read more "Connections to Play"
Taking a walk down memory lane and sharing some of my most favorite activities and play items from my own youth…Read more "The Essentials of my Youth"
I’d like to take some time to share some assumptions we can have about other countries and their educational systems found from the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. It stands out most to me that, in education, so many times assumptions are made, and comparisons drawn and these assumptions and comparisons take on their […]Read more "Assessment Assumptions – World View"
This week, as we consider public health measures that impact children’s development, I am going to focus on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and share information, research and resources on this topic in the blog space. I decided to explore this topic because our community was recently rocked with the death of an infant on […]Read more "A Mother’s Loss"
A setting sun symbolizes the completion of a journey. This week was a huge sunset for me. On Friday, I completed my long journey as an Assistant Director and closed the door on my former position. Though my new site won’t open for a number of weeks – June if all goes well – there […]Read more "Sunset, Sunrise"
Section III of the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct, Ethical Responsibilities Colleagues states: “In a caring, cooperative workplace, human dignity is respected, professional satisfaction is promoted, and positive relationships are developed and sustained. Based upon our core values, our primary responsibility to colleagues is to establish and maintain settings and relationships that support productive work […]Read more "Ethical Responsibilities to Colleagues"
One day, my Pre-K class and I were busy running around playing on the playground on a nice spring day. Our outdoor space is phenomenal, but during those nice months full of bloom and pollen, I struggled. I have a very high level of seasonal allergies, and am also allergic to a few other random […]Read more "Touch my heart"