There seems to be a misconception that in order to teach children effectively, one must be a clown of sorts. In my experience, I have found that nothing is further from the truth. Teaching children is an extremely serious task, that requires a solid foundation in teaching methodology, combined with good instincts and a sense of humor. Below I share resources that explore this topic.
How to Talk so Kids Will Listen - Books
Won't You Be My Neighbor? - Documentary
Responsive Classroom: Positive Community - Articles
Mundo de Pepita: Creating a Calm Classroom - Blog Post