Similarities and surprises exist in every classroom

Isabella took the lead and introduced me to several of her classmates. At four-and-a-half, I’d say she was more than ready to start kindergarten in September. I was reading at a small Reggio Emilia-inspired school in Northern New Jersey. I’ve had the opportunity...

Children never cease to amaze me

Children are very smart. When given the chance to express themselves, they always amaze me. As adults, we want to help children to learn and grow. It’s just as important to listen to them when they have something to say as it is to be doing the talking. When we...