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  • The Girl Who Never Learned to Play
    I helped out in the classroom a few days a month when I had someone to watch my toddler. I knew this girl. She could read, write, and do math with stellar proficiency. I was watching her be stumped by open-ended play! 
  • Zero Tolerance Kindergarten
    When I sent my first child off to Kindergarten, I was already planning an alternative school with a few friends. I wasn’t expecting his assigned public school to be the ideal, child-centered model I wanted.