You may be familiar with Sally Haughey’s amazing work through Fairy Dust Teaching, a site committed to respecting the whole child, community, play, and education as a living, breathing art form.
She began the site in 2010, as a place to collect and share her own thoughts as an early childhood educator. In the eleven years since then, it has grown into a global community and has been the springboard for two books and multiple conferences and summits, all focused on the beauty and wonder and magic of early learning.
Sally is a brilliant balance of down to earth accessibility and enchanting inspiration. I know you’re going to love her as we talk about the importance of wonder, play, and building up great humans!
Notes from the Show:
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Sally mentions Seth Godin’s work on education vs learning. He’s been pretty prolific on the topic, but here’s one example.
We also mention universal spirituality as an aspect of whole child development. (Which can be, but also doesn’t have to be, related to religion.) Here’s a post I wrote on that topic a while back.
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