student and parents - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Parents – Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity

The Lifelong Kindergarten group at MIT researches and develops strategies and technologies that engage young people in creative learning experiences. Consider how some of their insights and suggestions fit into building play as a learning element for your children as well as for yourself. Are you modelling learning through play? Read Steve’s blog on the […]

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Looking at Learning

While reading an article this week about “unschooling” I pondered how some of the statements made by students and parents provide thoughtful points as teachers plan for the start of the new school year: “Being bored makes school miserable for a lot of kids, plus there is the element of compulsion, which completely changes any […]

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