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[13 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
School Orthodoxies

!function(d,s,id) {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (!d.getElementById(id)) {js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);Theory is now in preschool and next year Win will be joining her.   It is a Reggio play-based school called Old Firehouse and Theory just loves it.  Both she and Win also attend a Waldorf class once a week with Tara.  But as they quickly age, education has become the burning focus of my concern.
Having just come from the Game Developers Conference, as inspired by a talk by from Quest 2 Learn and the Institute for Play, I have been thinking a lot about what education …

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Little Man Win

!function(d,s,id) {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if (!d.getElementById(id)) {js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);Win is a little monster.  He climbs everywhere, loves playing with outlets, and feels the need to provoke Theory with tickles.  A total character and way different from his sister.
He and I have been taking hikes in the afternoon on the fire roads behind our house, that butt-up against China Camp.  He is happy to be in the backpack and point out all the birds and planes.
Here are some pictures!

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