The Worms Return

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By Megan   “It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures.”  -Charles Darwin on worms, 1881 The children’s fascination with worms persists through the changing of the seasons and over time. One of the first memories I have of … Read More

Transformations

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by Mage “I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.” -Franz Kafka, The Metamorphosis Transformation is a big idea which the children at Elm house have been exploring for the past few months, and it’s something I’ve been reflecting on often while designing curriculum.   Most of you … Read More