“Education is a journey, not a race.” – Rudolf Steiner “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” – John Dewey These two quotes are my inspiration as an educator. I believe that all children need an educational space where they can feel ownership, have their thoughts heard, and their ideas respected. When you walk into a classroom, you will often see teachers actively listening to the students; writing observations; listening to the connections the children make; and documenting the important learning that is happening. Each child learns in his or her own way. The Kazoo School team feels it is our job to help each child be an intrinsically motivated learner, actively seeking knowledge. That, to us, is a Kazoo School kid. I am a Kazoo School kid. My brother entered Kazoo School halfway through his Kindergarten year – the year of my birth. My earliest memories are of the Kazoo School Community. My mom and stepdad met through Kazoo School. I have found in my life that all roads lead back, not to Rome, but to Kazoo School. Kazoo School is a wonderful place for families to grow and learn. Enjoy the journey!
B.S. in Elementary Education from Western Michigan University