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Curating Vintage Resources in Early Childhood Education

Curating Vintage Resources in Early Childhood Education

By: Diane Kashin, Ed. D, RECE.  Vintage resources have value in early childhood education. They are readily available and affordable. I love hunting for curiosities and oddities that would appeal to children’s imagination and encourage their creativity. I can’t think of a better way to pass the time, then to share the experience of vintage … Continue reading

On Listening to Vivian Gussin Paley

On Listening to Vivian Gussin Paley

By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D., RECE.  For the past six months I have been writing, editing, revising, and rewriting a manuscript on professional friendships in early childhood education. When published, this book will be dedicated to all my professional friends, past, present, and future. Some of these relationships have stood the test of time, having spanned … Continue reading

Critically Reflecting on Critical Friendships

Critically Reflecting on Critical Friendships

By: Diane Kashin, Ed.D., RECE. For the last six months, I have been thinking and writing about critical friendships in anticipation of new book on the topic for Redleaf Press. The experience has been transformational as I think back and think forward about professional friendships and children’s peer-to-peer relationships. The construct of friendship implies a … Continue reading