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Kristin Canan

Kristin Canan teaches Kindergarten at Montgomery School, in addition to being a coach and summer camp counselor for ESF Camps.

Recent Posts

Creating Memorable Learning Experiences With Your Child

Posted by Kristin Canan on Apr 19, 2018 9:13:25 AM

What are some of your most memorable learning experiences growing up?  A field trip to the zoo? Dissecting a frog? Getting messy during a big art project?  My guess is most of the things that made an impact on you as a child, or teenager, did not involve sitting at your desk or in front of a computer.

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Topics: Children, teaching, School, learning, curiosity, middle school, elementary schools, schools, learning at home

Life Lessons From Team Sports

Posted by Kristin Canan on Mar 6, 2017 12:26:38 PM

Resilience, leadership skills, respect for others, self-esteem, patience and appreciation for differences in others - these are just a few things that we all hope to see develop in young children.  While many of these skills can be developed in school and at home, a child’s participation in team sports can greatly enhance all of these areas - all while the child is playing and having fun!  Being on a soccer team, playing tee-ball, basketball, lacrosse and a multitude of other sports can have long lasting benefits for your child, outside of the physical aspects of sports.  

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Topics: sports, team sports