Monthly Archives: May 2014

Taking Learning Outdoors

We just had a wonderful day in kindergarten! We took our learning outdoors as we created “art from nature” inspired by Andy Goldsworthy. Goldsworthy On Tuesday we sent home a homework assignment that was optional. We asked the children to … Continue reading

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Learning From Report Cards

It is time to write my last student conference reports and I am busy assessing my kinders. These assessments, then, are summative. My kinders are demonstrating what they have learned in the various curricular benchmarks: reading, writing, math and social … Continue reading

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A Tweet Inspires: Keeping Commitments

Thought I would pass on blogging this week and then I read a tweet and a post from @mikepaul: Why I Believe Teachers Should Blog, and They Should Blog EVERY DAY (On Creativity) http://t.co/wfoioJl8XN and decided to keep to my … Continue reading

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The Learning That Takes Place

I sit here knowing I will blog, just curious where to go. I wonder if that’s how writers feel, whoever or whatever the writer might be. Here it is May and “winding down” is rarely in my ‘schema.” We have … Continue reading

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Modify and Accommodate: Building Trust

Many times when I sit down to blog I have a thousand thoughts swirling in my head. Not sure which direction I want to go, I let my ideas percolate, I ramble and then I focus on what I want … Continue reading

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