For Your Binder

Education’s Rotten Apples
2002

The bad stuff has to go away for the good stuff to work.  #DAP #teaching #learning

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Re-defining the Play Cycle: An empirical study of playworkers’ understanding of playwork theory
2019

The Play Cycle was initially identified in 1998 in what is oft simply referred to as The Colorado Paper. Since then, a new definition of the Play Cycle as been proposed by the authors of this study.  #playwork #play

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Let 'em eat dirt
2014

Busy busy busy kids don't get the opportunity to wander outside the parental orbit to explore! Will we pay a price? #play #outside #pushdown #dirt #nature

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The conflict within: Resistance to inclusion and other paradoxes in special education
2007

This article explores resistance to the inclusion of students with disabilities into mainstream classes and the solidification of special education as an institutionalized practice. #DAP #specialed #teaching #learning

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The Healing Power of Play: Therapeutic Work with Chronically Neglected and Abused Children
2014

This is one of the most bittersweet pieces I've ever read.  It will break your heart and yet show you how to repair it all at the same time. Read: the pure power of PLAY.  #play #playwork #teaching #learning

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Decentering Whiteness, Part I
1998

A speech given in 1998. #equity #teaching #learning

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The Top 10 Benefits of Play! Play increases creativity, productivity, health, and wellness.
2005

Play is a state of mind, but it is also a state of body, emotion, and spirit.  #play #teaching #learning #creativity

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The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
2011

From the horse's mouth! I first came across this as a stand alone article, I now see that it is Chapter 24 of The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence. #theorists #learning #teaching

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The Arts and Staying Cool
2008

The art of making a space for the playfulness and messiness of teaching requires courage and letting go! #learning #teaching #creativity #art

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Guide for Selecting Anti-Bias Children’s Books
2013

From me:This is a good resource AND it still needs to be a "good" book; not a teachy preachy one. Kids can smell your agenda. #books #reading #equity #stories #teaching

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Finding the balance: Early Childhood practitioners' views on risk, challenge and safety in outdoor play settings
2010

Extreme safety concerns and risk minimization strategies are eroding children's opportunities to engage in developmentally appropriate risk taking. #DAP #teaching #risk #play #outside

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The Invisible Curriculum of Care
2017

"I didn't get a master's degree to change diapers!" #care #relationships #teaching 

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