"With the wire study, we learned to be patient. We were glad the seed was planted, and it was worth it. Just as the children are emergent learners, we, as teachers, learn alongside them, seeing what works and what does not and finding new ways to promote learning opportunities..." Read the story.
Children deserve more than just the typical markers and crayons most programs offer. And why not provide those materials for them? In our study, children preferred these materials because of their potential to help them represent their ideas and create the outcome they desired. Read the story.
Young children have rights, and we have an obligation to support every learning environment and the individuals who play a role in children’s lives,
Kith and Kin is an extensive support program for family (kin), friend, and neighbor (kith) child care offered by the Association for Supportive Child Care. Meet Lawrence and his nephew Brody, who have participated in the program. Read the story.
I tell this story not seeking sympathy but to show the resilience I gained through those experiences. I choose to hold onto that experience because we tend to overlook children who face such disparities. We often fail to understand their circumstances first. Read Cotillion Sneddy's story.