Christine Jansen at New Morning School, elementary classroom.

Hands-On Learning engages all learners | Christine Jansen

Hands-on Learning is very important to learning and part of our classroom every day. Hands-on Learning is learning by the process of doing. This idea became popular in the early 1950s and was backed by famous psychologists like Jean Piaget, Kurt Lewin and John Dewey. It can also be called Experiential Learning. Experiential Learning quickly … Continue reading Hands-On Learning engages all learners | Christine Jansen

The Why, How and Where of Nature Play | Stella Rodriguez

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dhas9OEc1Lk Why Despite my best efforts as a certified educator, nature can often be the best teacher. It is through nature that I have learned how to respect all things, even those that I do not understand. It is through nature that I have learned that everything finds a way to work itself out … Continue reading The Why, How and Where of Nature Play | Stella Rodriguez

Kindergarten plants tower garden in classroom

Kindergarten teacher Katelyn Ewing explains how her students are planting a tower garden in their classroom. The kindergarten classroom continued its lesson in learning about plants and life, adding seedlings to its tower garden. Arugula, bibb lettuce, gourmet lettuce, rainbow chard, cucumber, kale and basil seeds were carefully added to tower garden. The class … Continue reading Kindergarten plants tower garden in classroom