It’s Maria Montessori’s birthday today. She was born in 1870 in Chiaravalle, Italy; and by the time she was 26, she had become that country’s…
Today, noted scholar Alicia Nitecki tells us about her favorite book as a child.
Here’s Shelley Fraser Mickle, still having fun.
Here’s how we’re waking up at our house to start the new school year — with the Brazilian singer Nazare Pereira singing “Bonjour Pra Voce” — a good morning song that goes well with corn flakes or scrambled eggs — from a joyful CD called World Playground from Putumayo World Music.
In 1958, the American composer and conductor, the late Leonard Bernstein, whose birthday it is today, gave the first two in a series of popular…
This is “Recess!” and this is John Cech. We’re talking about some of the things that are happening in the world of children’s culture. Brief…
Here’s Shelley Fraser Mickle with a remembering that’s dancing.
Here’s Fiona Barnes on the Internet.
That’s the Alloy Orchestra from Cambridge, Massachussetts, providing the soundtrack for a new movie, “Dragonflies the Baby Cries,” a short, around ten minute, nearly silent film by Jane Gilooly about children and their magical, secret lives.
Here’s a Shelley Fraser Mickle remembering for National Smile Week.