http://playcountsdenitadinger.blogspot.com.au/2013/10/let-them-solve-problems.html This is a fantastic article about teaching and taking a step back to let children solve there own problems. Children shouldn’t just be told “figure it out” but teachers (or parents) can ask questions, make suggestions and assist children to help them learn to solve their own problems. I wish there were more teachers out there like this!! Enjoy! Continue reading Intentional Teaching
A couple of weeks ago Tyson and I were outside in the backyard when he noticed a bug crawling on the ground. “What is that?” he asked me. “I think it’s a slater,” I replied. “Yeah,” he agreed, “where is he going?” he asked. “I’m not sure, maybe he’s going home?” I suggested. “Yeah he is. I can’t see his eyes, where are his eyes?” … Continue reading Bugs and stuff….