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Igniting a Reflective Practise

This time last year I attended a Leadership Discipline Training through Roy Group. At the time, I had no idea how powerful those three days would be and how they would affect my practice as an educator, a business owner,...

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Children as Change Makers

Children as Change Makers

A couple of weeks ago, a group of children were invited to go outside to help set up the playground and do a “safety check.” Upon arriving to the outdoor area, the children were quick to take note of the...

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Initial Reactions and Conversations Sparked by Natural Pod’s Play Loft

Initial Reactions and Conversations Sparked by Natural Pod’s Play Loft

Initial Reactions and Conversations Sparked by Natural Pod’s Play Loft: The addition of Natural Pod’s play loft has brought many rich changes to our physical environment and to the class. When I initially made the decision to purchase the loft...

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To be a Coach for Children

To be a Coach for Children

Last month I attended a two day Leadership Discipline Training presented by Roy Group in Victoria, BC. One of the many things I took away from the training was how applicable it was not only to leading my teaching team...

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What Nourishes You?

What Nourishes You?

Last week I was in the garden gathering flowers and herbs for the classroom when a thought came to surface:  “What Nourishes You?” With a handful of calendula, dahlias, rosemary and mint, I thought – this nourishes me. Being in...

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An Interview with Inspired ECE

An Interview with Inspired ECE

It is an honour to be Inspired ECE‘s featured teacher this month! Thank you for the opportunity to share my story. 1. How did you decide to become an Early Childhood Educator? (describe your journey) Sometimes all it takes is...

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Nature as Medicine

Nature as Medicine

The past five days I have been retreating at our family cabin on Gabriola Island. I set it up as a wellness week to nourish and to rest. Before I left, I gathered some of my favourite and most nourishing...

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