A friend recently sent me a paper by Vivian Gussin Paley called Listening to What the Children Say,published in the Harvard Educational Review. In it she writes about truly listening to children; about being genuinely curious about what they have to say. As she often does, Paley reflects on her own shortcomings and her sense that … Continue reading Believing

Hearing our readers

You are a writer! You write notes and letters, poems and diaries. You write on screens and paper, using thumbs or pencils or glorious glitter pens. And that is just great! Hurrah! We hope that you are writing every day. We know that the more you write, the better you become. Lots of your writing … Continue reading Hearing our readers