November, 2015

Storytelling

Stories stick with us. We remember good stories because they touch our heart, tickle our funnybone or incite us to action. I started to remember some of the stories I loved when I was little and how they are still the kinds of stories I love. For example: Myths and legends tried to explain why the things in the world are the way they are. I loved stories like, “Why the Bear has a Short Read More →

The Four C’s

The four C’s—creativity, communication, collaboration, and critical thinking—developed by the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, provide a framework for needed student outcomes in a rapidly-changing and challenging world. New World Kids (NWK) is an early childhood program and curriculum that builds a solid foundation in the four C’s. Operating in-school and out-of-school at several sites, NWK is based on over 40 years of observing, teaching and interacting with children, their parents and teachers in the Read More →