Author Archives: faige

A Rainy Day Insight

View from the Javits Center My week in New York is a lot different this time, from last year. True I’m here because my son is in the New York NOW show at the Javits Center. Last year I came, … Continue reading

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Reaching Out

I look around and what do I see, I see you, do you see me? I look around and what do I smell, I smell the good earth, how about you? I look around and what can I taste, I … Continue reading

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“Focus, Focus”, I Say.

I sometimes wonder with amazement the words I’ve spoke to my students through the years either in frustration, in amusement, in curiosity or in bewilderment. I’d love to say that they were always sensitive, on target and correct; wise pronouncements filled … Continue reading

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Two Weeks

In the four weeks of kindercamp many of the four-year-olds from our early childhood program participate for the amount of time that fits their families’ schedule. The new children to kindergarten have similar options. The kinder teachers can also choose … Continue reading

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Jumping Into The Fray

Kindercamp. A day of water play, making “stuff,” snack, lunch and now rest. I’m back from my lunch break. I played with the kids as they made mazes, domino like trails and read class library books. We helped clean up … Continue reading

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Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We’re Going

At times a post takes on a “mind” of its own. Some of my recent posts have veered from classroom reflections to looking at “issues” that on the surface don’t seem connected to education, but looking deeper, I see (and … Continue reading

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