John Haber, Author at Nogginsland

John Haber

Why Do We Over-Schedule Our Kids?

Why Do We Over-Schedule Our Kids?

It’s the beginning of the school year which means we are also pressing the restart button on all of the after-school and extracurricular activities. Buckle your seatbelt and get ready to be your children’s personal Uber driver! If you have a chance to...

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Transitions – Keeping Them Smooth!

Transitions – Keeping Them Smooth!

The time when children are transitioning from one activity to the next can become problematic without a clear plan in place. And by problematic, I’m talking about noisy, off-task behavior. So build your repertoire of tricks to keep students engaged,...

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Math Center Ideas for Early Learners

Math Center Ideas for Early Learners

Adding math centers to your play-based learning activities is a great way to encourage young children to explore concepts like numbers, patterns, and shapes. There are many simple yet effective ways to give children opportunities to work with math...

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The Demise of Cursive Writing

The Demise of Cursive Writing

It seems that we are producing a generation of printers - children who have not learned how to write in cursive. I've heard many opinions on this topic, ranging from, “How will they ever get by?” to “Does it really matter?” First, let's take a look at...

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