Sources for A Gift of Wonder

. Let go of your visions of most schools today, which may include anxiety about testing, days without recess, art, or music, kindergartens without playtime. Instead, be open to a picture of school as it should be, where children and their teachers are eager to step into their classrooms, where each day holds promise When you open the first page…

How to Motivate Children through Wonder: Worldwide Links to Sources for A Gift of Wonder, a teaching memoir

While A Gift of Wonder is set in an independent Waldorf school, it shows a spirit of teaching and learning that is relevant to parents, homeschoolers, pod schoolers, public school teachers and independent school teachers. The time tested methods shown here in the context of an inspiring story are relevant in all learning environments. Join me as I teach the…

Linktree for Kim Allsup

A Gift of Wonder My teaching memoir shares my six year journey with the same children. Join me as I attempt to develop intrinsic motivation through wonder. Find more info and sources here: My Blog, Growing Childrenhttp://childrengrowing.com Growing Children Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/growingchildre The Secret Prince is a free, serialized story for children aged 4 though 12 meant to help kids…

Inspiration on Sale

You can buy my inspiring teaching memoir, A Gift of Wonder, from Amazon for $13.70 if you buy it along with $20 of other items. Order soon as stock is low. Other sources are listed below. Amazon reviewers said: “This turned out to be the best book I’ve read in a long time. It has the emotional impact of a…

The Secret Prince: Chapter 69 — Rescue!

Mirabel woke when it was no longer dark, but not yet light. She heard whispering. It was Sir Andrew’s voice for sure. She was almost sure the other voice was Ellyn’s.  “It’s best to not say anything,” said Sir Andrew. “After all, we did promise to keep the secret.” “I agree,” said the other voice.  “Rowan will have the porridge…

After a Year Plus of Homeschooling During a Pandemic, Kimberly Wilson Parsons Writes:

.. Dear Parents and Teachers, Kimberly Wilson Parsons, a homeschooling parent who runs the delightful Waldorf oriented online store Hearth and Gnome  https://www.hearthandgnome.com recently wrote: “For many of us in the United States, our school year is winding to a close (or did a few weeks ago), and we are planning ahead. This year’s annual review and planning feel so very…