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Tweet The successful child is not the one that can memorize facts, but rather, the child that can ask the winnowing question. – Jane Healy

Tweet Children’s art is beyond the realm of know language. It lies beneath the skin of language, in other words, there aren’t words to describe the feelings, the emotions, the pleasure, the pain, the reasons for painting, scribbling and daubing, Art helps humans actualize and internalize experience. When adults, however well meaning, interpret and attempt […]

Tweet The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. -Jean Piaget

Tweet Both tellers and listeners find a reflection of themselves in stories. Through the language of symbol, children and adults can act out through a story the fears and understandings not so easily expressed in everyday talk. — NCTE – National Council of Teachers of English

Tweet In storytelling, the stimulus of words brings about the production of inner images, an extraordinarily creative play involving the entire brain. Each new story requires a whole new set of neural connections and reorganizations of visual activity within — a major challenge for the brain. . . . So neural potential goes unrealized and […]