The Blob Tree (The Emotions Tree): Building Emotional Vocabulary & A Sense of Classroom Community

A Cross-Curricular Grade One “Feelings” Unit By Lindsay Zebrowski (MEd in Imaginative Education, Kindergarten Teacher) ********************************************* *Edit/Update* 2019 I was recently contacted by artist Ian Long, creator of The Blob Tree images and the original source of the image I found in 2013 which had been redistributed as “The Emotions Tree” by an unknown source. […]

Queen of the Giants: A Narrative for Guiding Measurement Explorations Through Blogging in Early Primary

By Lindsay Zebrowski (MEd in Imaginative Education, Kindergarten Teacher) Look around the room. Which object do you think: is the longest? would cover the greatest area? would hold the most liquid? is the heaviest? The “Queen of the Giants” lesson is not one I sat down and consciously planned out with cognitive tools in mind. Its […]