Assessment as Valuing

For the past two days, M, J1, and J2 have been using the snap cubes as part of their dramatic play and have arranged them in very interesting ways. I first noticed M and J1 at the two wooden desks, facing each other and carefully grouping their cubes according to colour.  I was drawn to…

Our new family tree!

Here’s our new tree before adding the children’s photos! And after! We’ve been talking a lot about our families. They come in many shapes and sizes!

What is this?

On our first walk, one of the children found an interesting pod.  It looked like a dead leaf but when we shook it we could hear something inside.  However, whatever was inside didn’t seem to be moving of its own accord so I decided to cut it open.  With all of the children watching, I…