We have 18 short years to teach children, but adults can learn for the rest of their lives. Join me as I learn more about my world while I’m teaching the youngest children. Studies show that a child who does not read at grade level by third grade falls behind in literature, math and science. This slow but steady distancing means a lifetime of difference for the child. Let’s find a way to spark excitement for reading and science early on through child-led activities and hands on science and art to stimulate the children’s natural curiosity for further exploration. Motivate a child’s curiosity and change the world.

Where’s the Writing?

You might ask where's the writing? Honestly, it's in my head. I know what changes need to happen to things that I've written, and I'm doing a tremendous amount of reading. Everyone who writes needs to read...And the more I read, the more I wanted to share and write....

What’s a President?

As an Early Childhood professional, I see many children. Sometimes they say things that I think I understand, only to learn that I was way off base. Recently a child came to the library and wanted to find a book about the president. I know that many people would walk...

Carl Sagan

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. -Carl Sagan Carl Sagan was an astronomer in the United States who was known for communicating science to people of in all walks of life. He may be best known today for his books and for...

Solstice

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” -John Steinbeck Winter Solstice for the Northern Hemisphere  is the day the sun reaches it’s farthest southern point. (This is the day they celebrate Summer...

Focusing on the Blog

As you know, I work in education. My hobby, writing, is something I hope to grow into over time. I call it a hobby because the time and money I put into writing at this point moves around my day job and does not break even in book sales. So what's an early childhood...