The Race to Understand Racism

The Race to Understand Racism

Racism. Since George Floyd’s death, we are looking into its face with new eyes. In this article, Susan Ramsay explores the challenge in early childhood education of teaching young children in the context of racism and white privilege.
 

The Power of Story

The Power of Story

The power of story is in the words and silences. ‘Once upon a time,’ the storyteller begins. Words – four words – capture attention and frame the listeners’ expectations. In this Reflection Susan explores the power of stories in the practice of early learning.
 

The Value of Listening to Children

The Value of Listening to Children

I sat in the theatre-style auditorium of a Toronto school, listening. It seemed the logical thing to do at a conference called “The Value of Listening,” with Ameila Gambetti and Lella Gandini. Here is my reflection on the value of listening to children.