Row of books
Jordan Nielsen,
July 18, 2017

The Danger of a Single Story in a Classroom

The educational system is filled with personal biases, assumptions, and even stereotypes. The stories told in the world or seen in the media can be hurtful but more importantly the stories told in the classroom can have a greater impact on our children.

Diverse group of children's ahnds holding up the globe.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair
June 27, 2017

Does Social Justice Education Matter?

As teachers, we have control over the cultures of our classrooms, but we cannot control the world our students face when they leave us.  As a result, it is important that we continue to incorporate Social Justice Education into our curriculum to do our part in helping our students become “socially just” citizens.

Preschool boy and girl playing at a Lego table in classroom
SunUp Preschool
May 23, 2017

Enrolling in Preschool: A Benefit or Not?

Recently in Washington DC, a few of the nation’s top early childhood education researchers met to discuss whether there is truly a benefit in sending your little ones to preschool. They all agreed that kids who attend public preschool programs are better prepared for kindergarten than kids who do not.

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