Author Archives: faige

Outlier Mindset

    I was driving home from an errand and had one of those “Oh I have a thought and I might develop it into a quick blog.” So… thinking that one of our teacher mindsets has been to follow … Continue reading

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Summer Has Arrived

I said good bye to “my kids” this week. Teary-eyed (me) I knew that next year will be a big step for them. My school (I say that even though I have retired and subbing has fulfilled my need to … Continue reading

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EOY (A Sub’s Reflections: Past and Present)

It’s almost done. It’s almost over. The time has flown and the children have grown. The year began with questions and tears. The end is near, again questions and tears. They came in the room new to me, and me … Continue reading

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Books, Bibliotherapy and Patience

From the time I put a book in my hands and read about someone else’s life I knew this would be transformative for me! And it has. Instead of wallowing in self pity (many opportunities for that) I read about … Continue reading

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A Thought, An Idea, A Suggestion

It’s rare that I write a post so soon after publishing one a few days before, but this has been on my mind, so I thought I’d share my thinking as I process my ideas and reflections. So I ponder… … Continue reading

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Two Readers

I subbed in kinders this week. So much going on as everyone at school is working on activities for Open House/Art Fair and Grandparents’/Grandfriends’ Day. We had “rotations” and I worked with the children on making their rainforest animal headbands. … Continue reading

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I Choose To Celebrate

Today is my son’s birthday! 50 years of seeing him grow. 50 years of joy mixed with sadness Embracing the vagaries of life. This is a good day, Family and friends wish him well. This is a good day, we … Continue reading

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