Author Archives: faige

When Provocations Change The Landscape

I remember around six or seven years ago reading a tweet about “looking closely” and researched books that were mentioned . Our kinder team liked the idea and since we were doing a unit on the Rainforest it seemed a good time to … Continue reading

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On The Go: Life As A Substitute

It’s been a busy few weeks of subbing and I didn’t realize that I haven’t blogged in a few weeks. So much to share as I reflect again about my time as a substitute teacher. I subbed in kindergarten, for … Continue reading

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The Day After MLK Day

I subbed in second grade today, a day after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. To my delight I was asked to read to the class. And right away I knew what read alouds I would choose! I went to my … Continue reading

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New Buildings, Old Questions, POV

Working in the same school environment for over 36 years, there have, of course, been bumps along the road; but now in hindsight, I realize that these experiences have shaped who I am and my outlook on life. I often … Continue reading

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BeingPresent #oneword2018

The road we take and the journey along the way, is, at times, not in our control, but what is, is the present. And that’s how I came to my #oneword2018 “BePresent or BeingPresent.” I think of it often when … Continue reading

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The Snowy Day: More Than A Picture Book

It’s winter break: whether we wish each other a Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa or Happy Holidays, teachers and kids are or will be enjoying Winter Break. Celebrating this time of year with my grandkids is always the best … Continue reading

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On My Mind

It’s so rare we get to do a “redo” and my role as a substitute teacher doesn’t mean I get a “redo” but it does give me time for “rethinks” or as bloggers call it “reflections!” On my mind as … Continue reading

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