... when children feel like they don’t belong, that internalized shame and confusion can (and often will) lead to challenging behaviors in the classroom. Cultivating an environment of belonging not only honors and values each child, it will make your classroom a more joyful and peaceful place.
What Candy Crush Taught Me about Privilege
Advocacy Anti-Bias Education Challenging Behavior Classroom Environments Classroom Management Classroom Management Developmentally Appropriate Expectations Early Childhood Education Guidance Peace Education Quality Care and Education Teaching
I am not going to lie to you – I am pretty good at Candy Crush. Like, “finished all available levels” good. Because I have gone so far in the game, I get boosts that help me along the way. In case you are unfamiliar with the game, these boosts come from completing challenges, from […]
Social Skills: We Aren’t Born Knowing Them
Challenging Behavior Classroom Environments Classroom Management Classroom Management Conflict Resolution Developmentally Appropriate Expectations Early Childhood Guidance Peace Education Quality Care and Education Teaching
As teachers, our goal is to teach children how to successfully navigate the world and the complex relationships that are part of it; not to punish them for not yet knowing.
Teaching that Matters
Because, while differences do matter – they are not what defines us, unless we let it.