Two little words make me want to jump out of my skin... such a simple phrase and yet it can wreak such havok. There is no faster way to shut a child down than with a “Good Job!” Even an enthuastic "Good Job!" Or a caring and compassionate "Good Job!" Is this sounding crazy to you? Picture it.. Young Michaela just finished her painting after an hour of hard work and creativity. She is thrilled about her project and there is an aura of pleasure and accomplishment in the air.
“Mooooom!!! Dad won’t help me with my learning-based project.” So I was re-watching a hilar episode of “The Goldbergs” last night (as I often do when I need a little chuckle) and lo-and-behold, just as I'm getting too distracted by Instagram on my phone, I hear it.. "learning based project"!! Could this be? Is Project-Based Learning (PBL) really being brought to the forefront of “nineteen eighty-something"?!? Side Note (sort of)- Are you watching The Goldbergs? We are all th
Hello! Howdy! Hiya! WELCOME! We are so delighted to start out our brand spankin’ new Wildfolk Blog! My name is Cassie, though 'round here I'm known as "Goldie Fox" and I am the Owner & Director or Camp Wildfolk. Camp Wildfolk is a fun & modern twist on traditional day camp, with a growth-centered & project-based approach! We are coming to Los Angeles in Summer 2016 and we can.not.wait! The Wildfolk Blog will evolve during the course of the year… During non-Camp months, check-