Author Archives: faige

A Holiday Reflection

Personal reflections as Yom Kippur nears:  I was very young when my father passed away. I was heart broken, I was so sad and yes I felt lost. But, not until I was an adult, did I realize the gravity, … Continue reading

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Change Is Good/Change Is Hard

Well here it is almost a month into school (at my school) and my new mantra “Change Is Good, Change Is Good.” But the reality is Change Is Hard, Change Is Hard. And then we get to, we either go … Continue reading

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The Yin and Yang Of Knowing

This has been on my mind for awhile. Conversations with teachers, with administrators, with people who spend most of their day with kids, I reflect and wonder. As I continue to observe and listen to kids, I learn more and … Continue reading

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School Year 2019-2020

  I know I haven’t blogged in awhile. It’s been a wonderful, busy, exhilarating summer surrounded by family visiting from Israel. My grandkids have kept me on my toes! Some days were filled with adventurous outings, some were regular, mundane days. … Continue reading

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Musings: A Pet Peeve

I haven’t posted in awhile, mostly, because I am so lucky to have my family visiting from Israel. My grandkids always fill me with awe at their curiosity and wonder. Many days when we are not on outings, books are … Continue reading

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That’s What We Do

I guess I’m feeling the disequilibrium, the yo-yo of subbing, not subbing days. Not sure why more today then others. Could be my four week subbing gig (read here)  felt so good, so needed, so much accomplished and so much of … Continue reading

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The Reading Teacher

I have totally stepped out of my comfort zone. And that’s okay, because I have learned so much; about me, my teaching, my learning. My role in this substitute position, to support a wide range of students from kinder to … Continue reading

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