Author Archives: faige

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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What’s The Rush

I’ve been on the sidelines of chats lately, but still checking in on what’s being questioned, wondered and said. So many supportive educators sharing their thoughts and ideas to  advocate what’s best for their students. I have spent time with … Continue reading

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And Still I Learn

I continue to sub and learn so much from my day to day experiences in the different classrooms as I work with various grades in early childhood and lower elementary classes. But I think I’ve discovered a throughline in my … Continue reading

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Play: A Four Letter Word To Embrace

I’ve been thinking about play (when am I not thinking about play), reading about the importance of play here and here and watching children at play. Children playing at home, at school, in the classroom, on the recess yard and in the supermarket. … Continue reading

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Hiding The Truth: What The Super Bowl Taught Me

I’m not sure why I decided to watch the Super Bowl yesterday; maybe all the hype and also that it was rainy and cold outside, became my impetus to watch. I started to watch bits and pieces a few years … Continue reading

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“Those People” 

I’ve watched bits and pieces of the inauguration, most after the fact. I watched the Women’s March on Washington and Los Angeles, cities and countries throughout the world, throughout the day. And through all of this and leading up to … Continue reading

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OLW2017 CompassionCaringHope

Education bloggers often begin their New Year with reflections, looking forward, to find the #onelittleword that will propel their vision for the coming year, where they want to go; for themselves and their students. In the past few years I … Continue reading

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