Virtual KindergartenKindergarten teacher Ben Cogswell instructs his kindergartners online | Provided photo | FEATURED By Susan Landry Getting just one kindergartener to pay attention can be a near herculean task. Mix in 25 more, a virtual classroom and three weeks of cabin fever, and even the most seasoned educators might be tempted to run for the hills. Despite these formidable challenges, Bardin [...]
Learning in Crisis: Alumnus Recognized for Creative Remote Kindergarten TeachingMiddlebury Institute alumnus Ben Cogswell was awarded the Crystal Apple Award for using innovative and creative methods to keep kindergarten class at Bardin Elementary in Salinas engaged and learning during this period of remote schooling.
The Fruits of Our Labor - Bright BeginningsCaryn Lewis, Assistant Superintendent for Monterey County Office of Education, reflects on her annual visit to a local kindergarten classroom. Caryn is a leader within the Bright Beginnings movement, where we are working together to make sure that every child's first day of school is a bright beginning!