Monthly Archives: October 2009

Halloween and Blurring the Line Between Real and Pretend

What does Halloween have to do with children’s play, and PictureBook Plays?   As adults “take over” the American version of a holiday with origins in pagan rites and religious observances, how do we make sense of it for young children?  … Continue reading

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Mentoring Writers on Sesame Street

The New York Times just published a really interesting article about Sesame Street in Israel and Palestine.  It’s predominantly a story of first attempting to create a joint show where Israeli and Palestinian Muppets interact regularly but finally producing separate … Continue reading

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