Mulberry Blog

3 Benefits of Pet Ownership

 Animals Help Kids Learn A 2003 paper by developmental psychologist Gail F. Melson reported children who had pets were more likely to understand basic biological concepts.  Kids who were exposed to animals could make inferences based off their experience.  For...

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Inquiry based learning in Middle School

Interest = Learning That's inquiry based learning Do you know what captures our interest?  Things that matter to us personally. Things that touch our heart, or soul.  That we feel connected to. Despite the fact that this is common knowledge - and that fundamental...

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Meet the blogger – Muffie Wiebe Waterman, Ph.D.

Hello and welcome. I am so excited to be writing here! Mulberry School is a true gem and I can’t wait to share my perspective on what happens here every day. I found Mulberry back in 2004 when looking for a Kindergarten for my daughter.  Like many parents, I wanted a...

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Simple Sensory Projects for Home by January Handl

As a preschool teacher, I remember having to shoo parents away from the play dough table or the cornstarch goop, or the soapy sand trays. Without much thought they would find their fingers swishing through colored rice, or finding creations presenting themselves...

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