Expanding Learning Through Conversation: Three Big Ideas from Sharon

https://kindergartenlife.wordpress.com/2015/10/25/creating-relationships-38-days-vermontkkids123/  A few short excerpts:

Conversation and Reflecting on Learning

“I have shared before young children are naturally curious so why not find ways for them to have conversations and reflect on what they are learning and curious about with others and experience “how to” have a conversation and reflect alongside others….”

Inviting Parents on the Learning Journey

“Our class blog provides snapshots of the big ideas we are exploring.  Through our class blog parents have an opportunity to engage in face to face conversations with their child about what they are exploring.  This is important because I want parents to be a part of our learning journey….”

Learning is for Everyone

“Learning is for everyone.  The magic and heart of my work as a teacher is to offer hope and to develop relationships that will support my efforts to learn alongside my students, their families and others globally. I believe that being transparent and having an open mind when approaching learning explorations gives me opportunities to model the value and importance of perspective and how it is important when collaborating and learning…”

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