MINI EPISODE with strategies and practical ideas for supporting messy play. Thanks for listening! Like the show? Consider supporting our work by becoming a Patron,
Joey wants to talk about the delightfully messy and immersive sensory experiences that accompany summertime play. The “yes” tends to come easier when clean up
Mike notices that children’s need for movement is overlooked during an early childhood education conference. If physical needs are constant, why do we keep forgetting
Moving and acting in synchronicity can create a feeling of “collective effervescence” within a group. When have we experienced these moments in our work with
Tom recalls a transcendent moment during play where talk turned into action. Children taking action can cause a chain reaction of play and create serendipity.
Conversations from the margins of our “why school” discussion. Thanks for listening! Like the show? Consider supporting our work by becoming a Patron, shopping our
Ross wants to talk paradigm shift. What lessons will we learn from the current disruption to our educational system? Joey asks the dangerous question, why
Joey asks the group to help her reflect on the new “classroom environment” she’s inhabiting while teaching through the internet. How should we manage the
Tom’s feeling conflicted about his enjoyment of action movies that depict violence. What draws us to fantasy entertainment that includes scary, thrilling, and violent aspects?
A conversation about finding balance in your family schedule. How can families support young children’s (and everyone’s) need for routine and predictability when much of
The group shares ideas for how families can support children’s need to move while cooped up at home. What house rules might need to be
We’d all like a little help sometimes so why do we tell children, “I’m not going to help you because I know you can do