Tagged with early childhood education

End of School Year Deluge of Work

End of School Year Deluge of Work

Each June, I know it’s coming. At the end of each school year piles and piles of work get sent home. Folders. Paperclips. Cute stuff. Stupid stuff (why did  you send this home, o’ teacher, WHY?!?!). Rubrics, rubrics, rubrics. Crappy worksheets. Amazing drawings. Not-so-amazing drawings. Math workbooks that are completed. Writing workbooks that are empty … Continue reading

The Importance of Early Childhood Education

A  not-so-curious thing is happening in education. Early Childhood Education is very hot right now. President Barack Obama even mentioned it in his inauguration address. Every talking head in the world of education is blah blah blah-ing about how an early start to reading, writing, math, and school habits is what determines future academic success … Continue reading