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. […]

Put Engagement First: Think Differently About Your Students

[With Thanks! I was honoured to first publish this post on Robert Ward’s “Rewarding Education” Blog For Teachers And Parents.  See it here.] There’s a “new kid” on your block. Tilt your head a little more to the left—just there. See? Tucked in among all of the faces you easily recognize is one that’s unfamiliar. He doesn’t look […]