Monthly Archives: July 2012

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE A CHILD’S CAPACITY TO COMPREHEND – Part 2

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“A Lesson in Jr. Junior Journalism, or Tiny Tots Can Teach You, Too” Impish is a great word. It suggests a playful trait, with just a dash of – you could be a pain if you worked at it. My … Continue reading

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NEVER UNDERESTIMATE A CHILD’S CAPACITY TO COMPREHEND – Part 1

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Several years ago I decided to develop a journalism workshop based on my years of interviewing people for various stories and articles, etc.  It took me two month or so to workout a curriculum that would make a writing program … Continue reading

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There Is No One Way

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Recently, a teacher friend of mine responded to an article I shared with her. “Kids learn in many different ways as I’ve experienced firsthand. While I understand the appeal of a self-directed approach I wonder how that is implemented. At … Continue reading

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Equal Is Equal?

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ARE WE PREPARING KIDS FOR ANYTHING OTHER THAN DEPENDENCY? July 1, 2012 Now and then I find myself wondering what kids are being taught about earning their way through life. Recently, I was in a school hallway listening to more than … Continue reading

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