Author Archives: faige

I Wonder, I Ponder, I Contemplate!

Is the end a start of a new beginning? I wonder, I ponder and I contemplate. How many endings do we have in a life time? And then do they lead to new beginnings? I ask this, because Friday was … Continue reading

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Language And Covid: A quick generalization

As many continue to write and worry about “learning loss” I’ll focus on language development, vis a vis school language. You might wonder what I mean by that! For this post I’ll look at our younger school learners, 3s and … Continue reading

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Looking At Writing

From The Desk Of The Retired Teacher I decided to share some writing ideas in this blog post. A new way for me to share some of my thoughts, ideas and learning. Many in my PLN tag me with their … Continue reading

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Exhilarating Tomorrows

From The Desk Of The Retired Teacher When I write “from the desk of the retired teacher” I chuckle to myself. It’s been a busy half year of subbing that started this past June. And to be so honest..it’s been … Continue reading

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Another Precipice

From The Desk Of The Retired Teacher Summer has been good, surprisingly enough; covid and the pandemic not with standing. From a quick trip to be with family in Dallas for one of my granddaughter’s graduations. She’s a rising 9th … Continue reading

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Guide On The Side

I haven’t written in awhile. Tell you why; I’ve been busy subbing! Yes I can hardly believe it. Our school has a summer transition program for ECs from Toddlers to Kindergarten and the first weeks I worked in 3s, 4s, … Continue reading

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My Wish For You

From The Desk Of The Retired Teacher My wish for you, is to visit a room, filled with threes, fours or maybe twos. Take the leap it’s not hard to do, to visit a room filled with threes, fours or … Continue reading

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A Time To Reflect

I’ve been thinking of movement lately. Like a pendulum or a swing. Like climbing a mountain or traversing a stream. Like riding a car or surfing the waves. Like maneuvering a boogie board or on a mountain bike. Like a … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Play

Somewhere out there where good fortune shines down on me, I was able to sub again! In the past few weeks I spent a day with toddlers and three days in an early childhood class of three year olds. And … Continue reading

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Loneliness Revisited

From The Desk Of The Retired Teacher I spent a wonderful week in Dallas with my family. One of my granddaughters graduated from 8th grade. How sweet the event was and the vagaries of weather and covid worries couldn’t damper … Continue reading

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