• Dogs and Doughnuts: Followup Activities

    Make an ‘I Wonder’ book out of your scrapbook or visual diary. Design and create a fabulous cover with a picture/photo of you on the front cover wearing your best thinking face. Write and/or draw something that you wonder about…

  • Dogs and Doughnuts: Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller

    So we begin! Week 1 Our Themes this week are friendship, family, compassion and accepting differences, as well as puppies… and food (especially doughnuts!) Our Habits of Mind focuses are Thinking Flexibly, Finding Humour and Persisting. Discussion ideas and Guidelines:…

  • Dogs and Doughnuts: Dinner Table Thinking

    Here’s a few tricky morsels of ideas for the family to discuss over dinner. Enjoy! Is the hole in the middle of a doughnut part of the doughnut if you can’t eat it? Can you dream a taste? Why don’t…

  • Start with Art Education

    Welcome to my world! I have been in Early Childhood Education for over 25 years, the last few years using stories, art, philosophy and Habits of Mind as the basis of my learning program. I’d like to share some ideas…