Have you been thinking about learning to teach Kidpower? Now is the time to let us know! Our annual Kidpower Comprehensive Program Training, which is an essential part of the process of becoming certified to teach our program, will take place January 24th-29th, 2013 in Santa Cruz, California. We will accept applications until November 15 OR until [...]
Category: Starting Early
Most Teachers Are Heroes! 9 Ways Parents Can Support Teachers in Building Safe, Positive Learning Environments
I have the privilege of meeting a lot of teachers through Kidpower, and most of them do a tremendous job under challenging circumstances with very limited resources and not nearly enough appreciation. As parents, grandparents, volunteers, or people supporting a school community in other ways, we have the power to honor the people teaching our kids by taking action that supports their efforts. Here are nine ways of making their job easier.
Children can benefit in many ways when they are cared for by different people – perhaps this helps secure a better income for the family, they can learn how to be close to people who are not their parents, and they can have the chance to learn and play with other children in a child-oriented [...]
Anyone who spends much time with young children knows that the question “Why?” comes up constantly– whether the question is why rabbits can’t fly, or why can’t I stand on the table in the middle of dinner or why can’t I show someone my penis or vagina if I feel like it or why do I have to ask my grownups first before [...]