Working With Children

Blog related to working with children

Cheating or Short-cut: Why Teacher-Perspective Matters

Teacher-perspective matters, of course, but the distinctions can be subtle.  Check out this example:  I received a question from a teacher who had removed the math cards containing answers on the back from her shelves. Why? She said the students were “cheating” and she couldn’t get the students to change their behavior. They had talked …

Cheating or Short-cut: Why Teacher-Perspective Matters Read More »

No Peace Like January

When I was in the classroom, I loved returning to school after the winter break. We had ended the previous semester with warm, loving celebrations of light. The month of December brought closure on a semester of learning and projects. The final week was spent giving and receiving Secret Friend notes and tiny expressions of …

No Peace Like January Read More »