This past week, I had the opportunity to attend the Sandbox Summit at MIT. At the conference I was able to meet people from beloved companies like Nickelodeon, Sesame Street Workshop, and PBS as well as academic colleagues and journalists, nonprofit fundraisers, and start-ups. It was thrilling to have the opportunity to share my passion for enhancing the learning and playing of young children with such an eclectic group of people.
The focus of the summit was exploring way
As a parent and educator I have learned it is necessary to understand the needs of my 2 toddlers and look for programs that will meet those needs. Recently, I began looking at new preschools for my 2 boys. In doing so, I’ve come across various interpretations as to what preschool should be and what it should have throughout the day. I found it interesting the first thing preschool educators talk about is of the rigorous curriculum tasked by the children. There is limited me