Recent Posts in June, 2012

  • Structure vs. Open-Ended Activities

    Structure vs. Open-Ended Activities
    When observing a class at Romp n’ Roll, one would be hard-pressed to describe the activities as “highly structured.” In fact, the classes often involve a fair amount of “open-ended play.” And one ...
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  • Success is Not the Absence of Failure

    Success is Not the Absence of Failure
    Watching the infants, toddlers, and preschoolers pursue various activities at Romp n’ Roll, it is obvious that not all of them succeed in accomplishing some physical or mental task on their first ...
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  • Expansions and Recasts

    Expansions and Recasts
    If you are the parent of a toddler, you probably are hearing a lot of what is referred to as “telegraphic speech.” Those are two or three word phrases that leave out all the little unimportant words. ...
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