CritterKin, Kids and SEL

Questions for the Chat are Below CritterKin is hosting a Twitter chat as part of this year’s EdCampGlobal entitled, “CritterKin, Kids and Social Emotional Learning.”   To access the chat, type in the hashtag #CKSEL into the search bar on Twitter and...

Q & A in Illinois

Click HERE or On the Image Above to Watch a Q and A with second and third graders in Illinois There’s nothing better than talking to kids, and I always make sure to leave some time for them to ask questions. I’ve been asked everything from my age to...

Teaching Kindness Little by Little

Click HERE to Get Your Free Copy of Poco a Poco When I first heard about the dogs being left at the garbage dump in Cozumel, Mexico I was horrified. Then the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) introduced me to the people who were saving those dogs lives and...

Spending Time in Texas

Click HERE or on Image to Read About My Visit to Warren Elementary It’s true what they say about Texas. Everything is a little bit bigger there, including the hearts of the people. I spent an amazing two days with the teachers and students at Warren Elementary,...

Jena Ball – What Do Your Shoes Say About You?

  We’d been talking about what it means to feel different – to be misunderstood because of how you look, the clothes you wear or the language you speak. The conversations stemmed from a book we were reading called Lead With Your Heart in which the...