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July 14, 2014 Lesley Romanoff

The Play Arc of Fort Rad and the Nature Den

Along the way, the children–without adult intervention–teach each other how to shape Summertime adventures including building dens, fairy houses, and forts and the play that takes place in and around these structures.

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July 4, 2014 Lesley Romanoff

Guest Post at Learning for Life “Embracing the Nothingness”

“We say that Tink is “all about the ideas” because mainly we want to embrace the pursuit of nothingness. In adult terms, it is like the Seinfeld of Summer Camps. It is a camp about nothing, but in that, it is about everything. And it is the perfect way to spend a bite-sized set of Summer Days.” [...]

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June 29, 2014 Lesley Romanoff

Co-oping is not the same as volunteering

Parent education leads the mission of every cooperative model school. This begins with the engagement required to land on our feet running each year with new groups of parents and extends to training sessions to co-op in the classroom and on administrative committees.

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