Author Archives: faige

Is It Lunch, Yet?

  Hurray it’s my time for lunch. For many, many years I ate lunch in the classroom with my kinder team mates. We laughed, shared personal and professional stories and planned for unexpected lessons. Then one year a kinder team mate … Continue reading

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Mentors and Coaches Are Out There

I had been thinking about writing a post on “mentor/mentorship/coaching when I came across this post from @DianeKashin1 She writes about mentors and leadership in Early Childhood Education and I found it so insightful. Understanding mentors and coaching can be a little … Continue reading

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You’re Invited

Feeling blue about my daughter and grandkids going back home. It was a wonderful six weeks with them and now it’s over.  I’ll see them soon, not sure when, but soon. I envy people with big families! Those family gatherings … Continue reading

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Summer Down Time, Maybe?

  Apparently this will be my 200th post!  A relatively new comer to this blogging world; but a place I am becoming more and more confident in holding my own! In a busy summer with my family, enjoying time with … Continue reading

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That Road

I often come back to this theme as I reflect back (to where I’ve been) and look forward (to yet unknowns  Robert Frost )    For a long time That known road That safe road That familiar road Taken. Childhood roads … Continue reading

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Milestones and Right Of Passage

Dallas Clayton Poem  Driving home from doing an errand (beginning to see a pattern here, a place where my posts take form) I thought of the connections of milestones and right of passage (Wikipedia). I’ve written about traditions and milestones before, although in a different … Continue reading

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Outlier Mindset

    I was driving home from an errand and had one of those “Oh I have a thought and I might develop it into a quick blog.” So… thinking that one of our teacher mindsets has been to follow … Continue reading

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