Kidzban Around the Web #3

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Around the web people are sharing their experiences with Kidzban.  This is the third post in the series – Kidzban Around the Web. Maritza van den Heuvel writes from her Becoming an Agile Family Blog. She has written many posts on her experiences with both kidzban and Personal Kanban.  In her All Aboard post she describes “that there is no ‘one size fits … Read More

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Completing Projects and Building Confidence with Kidzban

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When I first started using Personal Kanban the one thing that excited me immediately was how much I wanted to use it with my daughter and at home with my family. And so my journey began.  At the time my daughter was 11 and continuing her religious education preparing to become confirmed.  There was so much she needed to get … Read More

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Personal Kanban at NYC’s Agile Learning Center

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The Agile Learning Center at Manhattan Free School is designed to put young people in the driver’s seat of their learning and living – giving them the same opportunity and responsibility that we have as adults – to create their own lives. Each morning, we begin with a standup meeting. Everyone takes a turn stating their intentions for the day … Read More

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Preschool + Personal Kanban = Kidzban Success

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After teaching in the 4 & 5-year-old student preschool class for many years, the last year I taught I became a teacher in the 3-year-old student classroom.  While excited, I knew it would be a challenge when setting up my classroom because many of these students would not know how to read or would have a very limited sight word … Read More

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Kidzban Around the Web #2

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Around the web people are sharing their experiences with Kidzban.  This is the second post in the series – Kidzban Around the Web. Joseph Flahiff introduced Kanban to his daughters on a Saturday morning when they had guests arriving at 2pm, and they needed to get chores done before their guests arrived. Joseph states in his Saturday Chores with Kanban Part … Read More

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Kidzban Around the Web #1

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Around the web people are sharing their experiences with Kidzban.  This is the first post of the series – Kidzban Around the Web. With families becoming busier and busier it can be overwhelming keeping up with everything we need to accomplish in each day. Steve Hamilton tackled this problem with his Kidzban.   Steve’s wife was away for 3 weeks, and while … Read More

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The ABC’s of Personal Kanban in the Classroom

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Personal Kanban in the classroom is one area that I am highly passionate about.  Why? I have seen it in action, first-hand in the preschool classroom.  As a teacher it is exciting when your students are excited about learning. The first Personal Kanban we introduced at preschool was an ABC’s Kanban.  We used this for 26 weeks, each week introducing … Read More

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WIP: The Kidzban Book

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My dad was magical. When I was growing up, he turned everything into a game – studying, yard work, even combatting my fear of the Wicked Witch of the West. “Life should be fun!” he’d insist, invoking his own father’s optimism, a dictum in broken Italian dialect I struggle to remember but have long since forgotten. I can’t say if … Read More

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