Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why I’m Still Here

I sit here reading tweets and blogs reflecting on “why I’m still here!” Not here as alive, but here as in education, participating in chats on Twitter, engrossed in blogs that reaffirm or challenge my thinking, and of course writing … Continue reading

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Marking Milestones

I gauge time from the milestones in my life. I would say, if I can still recall them now, they have had an even more profound effect on my life then I imagined. There have of course been many personal … Continue reading

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Reflections: From Innovation to Genius Hour

Thoughts on my blog today after the road I traveled in an innovation experience, in a second grade class where I subbed. Today each grade level spent a class period in an outdoor Innovation activity. Today was the day they … Continue reading

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Make It Your Own

I’ve been reading many posts about “winding down” which ultimately leads to reflections and questions. And that’s a good thing. I’m going to try to combine two ideas that are interrelated into one post. No longer in the classroom I … Continue reading

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In The Toddler Classroom

Finding my way back. I am ready to join the conversation in my reflections and questions on teaching and learning once again. I’m sure I will have moments of deep sadness, missing my husband, but knowing with all my heart … Continue reading

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I Cannot Protect Them

I can not protect them from sorrow and sadness that comes with loss. Not the loss of a toy or a trophy or a book. Not the loss of things. Nor disappointments in their decisions and consequences that feel so … Continue reading

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