Big Ideas for Little Kids: Molecules in Preschool

Molecules make up everything. They make up leaves, but they also make up everything else in the world. Molecules even make up you — your hair, your teeth, your skin — it’s all made of molecules!

This Halloween, It’s Time to Revive Your Dead, Decaying Preschool Curriculum

Pre-K and preschool are the formative developmental years. And we are absolutely WASTING them. I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Our current system — one that doesn’t challenge kids to expand their minds, that lacks any type of excitement or edge, that falls short on every imaginable metric — is a total failure. It is […]

A.J. Juliani Interview – How to Teach Big and Kick Ass

https://media.blubrry.com/punkrockpreschool/p/s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/punkrockpreschool/Podcasts/027-AJ-Juliani.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (65.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSKids live in a world where they don’t have to wait for anything. But in school, we tell them what they have to do, when they should do it, and how it needs to be […]

Matt Miller Interview – Why You Need to Ditch That Textbook

https://media.blubrry.com/punkrockpreschool/p/s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/punkrockpreschool/Podcasts/026-Matt-Miller-Ditch-That-Textbook.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (52.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSIt is time to retake control of your curriculum! As teachers, we must be true to ourselves in everything we do in the classroom. Sometimes this means trying new things, and sometimes this means not […]

First-Year Teacher Tips: How to Plan the Perfect First Week of School

https://media.blubrry.com/punkrockpreschool/p/s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/punkrockpreschool/Podcasts/024-First-Time-Teacher-Tips-First-Week-of-School.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (62.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSFor a first-year teacher, your first week of school can be a doozy! Even though you may have tons of experience student-teaching, I don’t know any programs that let you walk into a classroom and […]