Dear Parents & Guardians

Dear Parents and Guardians,
I am sorry that it was suddenly “maybe” the last day of school and I am sorry that I didn’t get a chance to say a proper goodbye to your child, my students.

Play & Self-Regulation

Self-regulation, a buzz word in education, has received a lot of attention as educators notice the increasing inability for students to regulate their emotions in a variety of situations.


Find in yourself a grateful heart and express gratitude for any and all aspects of nature and life. Begin every episode with thanksgiving and give nods of thanks as you go about your day.

Greening Schoolyards

Canadian researchers found that green school grounds enhanced learning, compared with conventional turf and asphalt school grounds; that the more varied green play spaces suited a wider array of students and promoted soc

Concrete Schools

When I first started writing Playing With Sticks, I had hopes that it would inspire or encourage teachers to find feasible ways of taking their students outside.