May 29, 2012

What Made the Dog Bark?

At what age can children figure out which of the several events caused something to happen?  For example, did Rover bark because an airplane flew over […]
May 15, 2012

Four Ways of Learning

How does a child learn something complex, such as reading music?  1. Some think it would help if the child practiced the component skills, such as rapid […]
May 12, 2012

The Power of Play

I’m not an early childhood development person. Everything I know about early childhood development and psychology is from my own experience and  from sharing information with […]
May 1, 2012

The Problem with Hands-On Learning

Even when children are 10 or 11 they still believe if you crumple one of two identical pieces of paper that the crumpled paper weighs more.  […]