We struggle to explain work to our preschoolers. In fact, it is really they who could be explaining work to us. They seek it, puffing up proudly after being given a job and relishing the next official job that waits for them. It seems a world-changing scientist shared their perspective. According to Jonas Salk, "The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more." Our preschoolers couldn't agree more.
When I was a kid, I remember shuffling between long lines and worrying about getting lost (or squashed), standing on my tip toes to get a peek at a confusing display, and then being repeatedly reminded by the museum guards to "not touch" anything.... read more
My oldest son is in 2nd grade and they've just finished up a unit on Community Helpers. Apparently, they had some people working with Junior Achievement in to help with the unit. And when we went to tour the school he'll start in next year, we found ... read more