“Giraffes can’t dance, you silly fool! Oh Gerald, you’re so weird.” “Mommy, that’s not very nice! They’re being mean!” This is the response my four-year-old says every time we hit that part of the book. That book is, Giraffes Can’t Dance, by Giles Andreae. At the end of the story, Gerald learns to dance- to … More We All Can Dance
As a teacher, I always had a tender heart for “The Bully.” See when you’re an adult, it’s easy to rationalize the actions and reactions of a child. Whether he’s acting out for the attention he doesn’t receive at home, or she is saying nasty things because she has trust issues. That superhero always wanted … More There’s a Bully in my Classroom!