resistant writer

Tweet Summer is a great time to learn. I’m a huge advocate for turning off the TV so that kids have rich opportunities to learn to make their own fun, problem solve, and engage in activities that stimulate their imagination. I also know that sometimes the only “Me Time” you can get is by turning […]

Your Kid Is Not Lazy

by Melissa on April 11, 2010

Tweet I had a boy in my class a few years ago, a really smart boy, great storyteller. He would have kids and adults hanging on his every word. But he was a puzzle. He hated writing. It kind of drove me nuts, because he was such a good storyteller, but every time he turned […]

Does Your Kid Love to Dance?

by Queenie on March 18, 2010

Tweet Do you like to dance? I love to dance. When my song comes on you just might catch me on the dance floor . . . but PATRICK!!!* *(my eyes just got big with excitement) He really loves to dance. You can catch him dancing. As a matter of fact, you can be right in the middle […]

Tweet When I give an assignment to a child, it is my hope that each child has a natural inclination to study the topic at hand. But sometimes I fail, and I fail badly at it. For the third time in one month Mr. Michael’s had come to talk to me about Little Ms. Sunshine. […]