I believe, and all my experience to date back up this belief, that children learn best about the world around … More
Creating a Play Space for Everyone
Earlier this year I was lucky enough to be a mentor to a group of Grade 5 students during their … More
My journey with Storypark
You may have noticed that in several of my blog posts, I mention how I use Storypark, a digital online … More
UNDERSTANDING THE WHY?
This quote shared by Anne VanDam stopped me in my tracks. Documentation is a reflective process, a pedagogical practice that … More
Starting the journey towards a concept-driven EY programme
In my previous post, I called for an Early Years (EY) programme to be added to the programmes offered under … More
A call for an Early Years Programme
I have been teaching in Early Childhood for almost 20 years, and in IB schools for nine of those years. … More
Never give up on an idea.
I had hoped that by this time, I would be onto my third blog post. BUT, life sometimes throws you … More
Time to put my thinking to the test.
I have set myself a goal for this year. To explore just how far I can push my units of … More
As I was scrolling through twitter this afternoon, I came across a tweet by Edutopia about ‘student voice’. Within the … More
Play in all its glory.
Play is not only our creative drive; it’s a fundamental mode of learning. … More