Stream of Praise Kids

Just a month ago, I felt like I couldn't stand another car ride of singing "Let it Go" and "Into the Unknown". The kids were belting the high notes, even at home repeatedly, and I often question what are they gaining out of this shouting for two months. Yes sure, language skills, listening skills - …

Encouraging child-directed turn-taking and waiting

When I was observing the Montessori class, I was wondering why I don't see snatching or pushing. Everyone is doing their own work peacefully, only gleeful laughters and chatters coming from the children playing outdoors. I did catch a couple of whiny complains about someone else interrupting their tasks which the teacher dealt with softly …