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Ellen Javernick

Ellen Javernick is a kindergarten teacher who lives in Loveland, Colorado. She's also the author of numerous magazine stories, articles, and books. One of her books, the very popular What If Everybody Did That?, is often used to help children internalize appropriate behavior.  

Learning Life’s Important Lessons from a Kindergartner

Learning Life's Important Lessons from a Kindergartner

“I’m Olivia and I’m five,” the young girl announces to everyone she meets. I’m her kindergarten teacher, and just in case I’ve forgotten, she introduces herself to me that way almost every day. I haven’t forgotten Olivia, and I never will. I’ve learned to look at the world through her eyes, and in doing so I’ve learned […]

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