Want to Build a Winning Class Culture? All You Need Is Love.

Feeling better? I hope you are. And I hope your students are feeling safe. And loved. And protected. Building this trust will go a long way. Do you remember how we started this conversation? Feelings > Thinking Good vibes lead to good lives. And good times. Sounds good, right? This is true even when you’re […]

21 Ways to Create the Perfect “Safe Space” for Crying Preschoolers

Family photos? Check. Open and trusting body language? Check. No more crying kids? Umm, not quite there yet. Maybe at this point you feel like you are ready to cry. It’s alright. This is one area where we don’t want to rush anything. Remember Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs? If we don’t feel safe and secure, […]

I Guess The Beatles We’re Right…A Hug is All You Need (To Cure the First Day of School Blues)

“WAAAAAHHHHhh” Uh oh. You decorated your classroom with family photos. You even got the audio recordings of family members dishing out comfort. But kids are still crying! They still want their moms and dads. What should you do? Just like any lesson, there is no formula for getting kids to learn. But there are strategies. […]

Wipe Those Tears Away! How to Keep Kids Feeling Safe on the First Day of Preschool

It’s the first day of Pre-K. Kids are crying. Parents won’t leave. Everyone is feeling the first-day jitters, including yourself! What do you do? Don’t panic. I’ve got you covered. The first day, and really, the first week, of school will be an adventure every year. You’re getting a feel for the kids. They’re getting […]

11 Kanye West Tweets To Live By

https://media.blubrry.com/punkrockpreschool/p/s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/punkrockpreschool/Podcasts/033-11-Kanye-West-Tweets-to-Live-and-Teach-By.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (102.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS#1. Dream Big I’ve always had a desire to do things people wouldn’t even think to do — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 24, 2018 #2.  Trust Your Intuition Don’t follow crowds. Follow the innate feelings […]