Tag Archives: early childhood education

“We want healers of souls”–Daily Metta

May 6: “We want healers of souls rather than of bodies.” –Gandhi (Young India 9-29-1927, p. 327)   There is no better time to plant the healing seeds of nonviolence than during early childhood. Children need examples of how to transform their frustration into words and other creative channels, and they are looking to us… read more

MLK Day for Early Childhood with Songs

  If you are an early childhood educator, you bring music into the classroom on a daily basis. Do not miss the opportunity as you discuss the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and the 1960s African American Freedom Struggle this month to bring songs to share. Find ways of incorporating gestures and… read more

Creating a Culture of Peace

    We love this show. . . We are joined in the studio this week by Philip Hellmich, Director of Peace at the Shift Network and author of God and Conflict; and Andrée Young, Early Childhood Peace Educator at Red Barn Montessori. We discuss sowing the seeds of peace building in early childhood and its implications… read more

Gandhi, Montessori and Nonviolence in Early Childhood

“The study of love and its utilization will lead us to the source from which it springs, The Child.”   “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” –Maria Montessori “It is perfectly true, I must admit it in all humility, that however indifferently it… read more