Perspectives from the Field

Our weekly blog posts feature an inclusive collection of thoughts, experiences and reflections from diverse early childhood professionals living in Oregon. Tune-in every Tuesday to hear from varying perspectives on topics such as inclusion, nature education, parent communication, social-emotional development, and anti-bias curriculum.  Join in on the conversation by commenting on posts and sharing with friends, families, and coworkers! 

October 14, 2019

Digital Landscapes: “We’re Building a World”

by Stephen Karmol

Of the many things I deeply admire about the philosophy and practice of educators in Reggio Emilia, I have always been inspired by their fearlessness. This is a fearlessness born of many things; at its heart,...

July 25, 2019

Young Children are Scientists

by Stephen Karmol

Sometimes I study mechanical and electrical engineering with young children. It’s an inquiry-based process where we share ideas, conduct experiments, and build theories by taking stuff apart and making new stuff together. I...

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