A teacher is like a forklift, Yogi Bhajan said, you have to meet the students where they are at, and only then can you lift them up. “Meet Kids Where They’re At” is the first point of three in these videos to Teach Yoga Kids Love. Watch Janet Williams of Children’sYogaBooks.com and Aruna Kathy Humphrys of YoungYogaMasters.com give three tips, highlights from their presentation at the Yoga Show.
Are the schools losing the boys? In her TED talk Ali Carr-Chellman presents statistics indicating schools are encouraging girl culture with the result being boys don’t feel school is for them. This points to an opportunity for kids yoga teachers to bring boy friendly postures and activities to their classes.
Finding a good kids yoga teacher isn’t easy according to kids yoga teacher and employer Antoniette Finelli of www.yogarocks.ca. She’s a specialist in yoga for kids on the lookout for teachers who can deliver a great class. In fact, she’s made a business out of it.
“Teachers have a greater impact on student success than ANY other in-school factor …and great teachers make great schools.” A look at the new expose: Waiting for Superman and what makes a terrible or terrific teacher.
When teachers or parents start getting frustrated with children they often resort to asking questions to get back control of the situation. The problem is when these questions aren’t really questions but are criticisms disguised as questions. Questions like these don’t help with classroom management and don’t help the child correct their behavior either. For […]
Last week in a daycare where I teach I decided to workshop the Sun Salutation in a unique way that kept my class of fifteen kids, aged 5 – 9 years old, busy for 30 minutes. I share the tricks I used to keep the kids attention and get them moving.