Category Archives: Activities to do with children

Heavily Decorated Classroom Disrupt Learning – Scientists say

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/releases/heavily-decorated-classrooms-disrupt-attention-and-learning-in-young-children.html?fbclid=IwAR3UxIB6PDnD3oGvIp0XkGz5lORtfE4g0t_lpUxDh_GcKZdWJwgLVhiK-j0   Howevermuch you think it is heretical:  too much is too much. Montessori knew that. You know that. Plan your classroom decorations to go with what you are teaching and clear out the old.

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Links Relating to Storybook Selection and Purchase

Caldecott Winners   (Hosted by Association for Library Service to Children)           http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal Parents’ Choice  http://www.parents-choice.org/allawards.cfm The Kindergarten Canon, by Fordham   https://edexcellence.net/commentary/education-gadfly-daily/flypaper/2012/the-kindergarten-canon.html Redeemed Reader https://redeemedreader.com/ Some Christian mothers review books:  https://ccbreview.blogspot.com/ Advance Publishing, owned by Author and Activist … Continue reading

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Stories with Morals

Since the 70s, morals to a story have been specifically not permitted in most paid writing. Why not? Since we now know that academic success is predicted foremost by character training, we need to reverse this. On second thought, all … Continue reading

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Peter Yarrow's Anti-Bullying Campaign is Gentle, Playful, and Useful

Many of my clients are directors of preschools. They will immediately see the usefulness of this anti-Bullying campaign. Other managers or trainers might find the music of Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mayr) pleasant enough to add to their … Continue reading

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Great Find for Educators!

Most of my clients are managers of preschools. Most such have little business and managerial background, so to fill that need, and the usual interest of most managers, I have been posting current management topics. However, most preschool educators care … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Throw Gas – not water – On Dreams — Leadership Freak

People are excited to do what they want to do, not what you want them to do. The sooner you embrace this idea, the more successful you’ll become. Control resources. Release people. Frustration: Leaders think: You could do …. You … Continue reading

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CONFLICT REDUCTION FOR CHILDREN!!! yay!

Since I do many workshops on conflict reduction for school personnel, I am frequently asked to provide something on teaching conflict reduction to children. Finally, I have it! Aware of the controversies, I didn’t want to speak until I had … Continue reading

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Colors of Christmas Free Object Lesson for Church related Schools

Certain colors are associated with Christmas. You can use these colors to teach children about Christmas by showing different color ornaments or decorations. Red Red symbolizes Christ was born on Christmas so He could shed His blood for the sins … Continue reading

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Time to Plan Again : By Connecting

Many of my clients are schools and preschools. It is a busy time there, fresh with planning the new year and meeting new students. Whether or not you are in that environment, you probably feel the freshness of the new … Continue reading

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Sharon Sarles offers extra value on character curricula

Those of you who follow me know that my current hot topic is character training. You also know that I try to offer the greatest value to my clients. Character First is a publishing entity that offers curricula on character, … Continue reading

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