Organizing, Editing, and InspiringPosted by: September 24, 2019
The process of editing distinctly shapes the quality of a piece of writing. Red strikethroughs, rearrangements, and finicky comments in the margin hone the text down to what is essential and inspirational. The fluff must go.
Try the red pen out on your classroom. What elements are necessary to support healthy development? What elements distract or over stimulate? Experiment with “editing”, offering fewer materials in a thoughtful manner promotes purposeful play.
Keeping a classroom orderly and organized is important for maintaining children’s interest and providing just the right amount of stimulation. With what we know about brain development, this is perhaps most important in infant and toddler settings. Read more.