Reggio Inspired Practice Second Annual Summer Intensive 2014

Please come to Acorn School from August 11 to August 15 to experience the Second Annual Reggio Inspired Summer Intensive. Spaces are limited so be sure to register soon! Looking forward to seeing… Continue reading

Join the next #ReggioPLC International Twitter Chat – Sat. Feb. 15 4pm (EST)

The next International #ReggioPLC Twitter chat will be an opportunity to chat about the philosophical parallels between Loris Malaguzzi and David Hawkins. Below are some quotes to reflect on before the chat. Rose… Continue reading

Multiple Layers of Creative Expression in the Toddler Room

Multiple Layers of Creative Expression   When a child holds a pencil in their hand are they really thinking of what they are about to do? Does their mark on their page have… Continue reading

A Reggio Inspired Journey of Learning and Teaching with Toddlers

As educators we are constantly interpreting, questioning and analyzing our daily observations of our students, in order to better provide support and to guide and facilitate their individual learning.  When the school year… Continue reading

Messing About and Reggio Inspired Practice

Come out to Acorn School on Saturday March 22, 2014 to experience the exhibit: Cultivate the Scientist in Every Child: The Philosophy of Frances and David Hawkins and to experience and explore the philosophical parallels… Continue reading

Exploring Light on the Overhead Projector

“In the right light at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” Aaron Rose As I walk into the Kindergarten room at Acorn School, the quote above stands out on the wall beside the… Continue reading

Competition in the Classroom

Competition in the Classroom, By Cathy Amaral  One particular morning, I decided to set up a provocation with blocks in hopes of inspiring the children to continue or extend a structure for their cars… Continue reading

Join Us for an Evening Workshop on Jan 29th!

The Transformation of a Tomato

An inspired thought, turned into an idea and now has grown into a long standing tradition. A few days after the opening of the Acorn School, my father Frank planted a small garden.… Continue reading

Light at Night