Monthly Archives: March 2018

“I Noticed And I Wondered” Became Geniushour

I came into the first grade class that was my substitute assignment for the day, and looked around the classroom. I immediately noticed a different seating configuration. What a great day to sub! It was Parade of Nations and International … Continue reading

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Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood: A Kinder Time

In a kinder world Mr. Rogers reigned Supreme. His neighborhood envisioned wonder, curiosity, joy and inclusion. Topics surfaced and Mr. Rogers didn’t shy away. But he approached them with respect and gentleness; listening and no bickering. He had lots of … Continue reading

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Geniushour and Origami: No Lazy Learners Here

I subbed in four classrooms this week: Monday, 1st grade; Wednesday, a 4 year old program; Thursday, kindergarten; and Friday, another 1st grade class. It was a busy week and I’m becoming quite adept in wearing different teacher hats! A … Continue reading

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What We Do, We Do For Kids

I don’t want to offend, shouldn’t be the answer or the reason why I might not want to share my thoughts, questions or ideas. I still have much to learn from the educators out there, either face to face or … Continue reading

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