Category Archives: #geniushour

WE ARE DIFFERENT

My senses are heightened. I look more closely at what I see, because now I see more clearly. I listen with an intensity to hear and understand. I smell the roses, their fragrances giving me joy. I taste more flavors, … Continue reading

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The Children We Teach

I spent some of my Sunday morning reading blogs and tweets from people in my PLN and I remembered I had saved a draft on my blog that I wanted to pursue. I wrote, “Sometimes when we joke we hide … Continue reading

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Figuring It Out

My daughter asks, How’s it going Mom? I know what she means, it’s the big R in the room: How’s the retirement? Some ask out of curiosity, well meaning friends, often those who have already retired, and some out of … Continue reading

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Whose Genius Hour Is It Anyway?

This is a short post because I wanted to share a different kind of genius hour. Last week was our Andy Goldsworthy  Day on the  EC2 yard. We had a whole day of using “stuff” from nature to create art. No pencils … Continue reading

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EVERY MOMENT INTENSEFIED

Kinder graduation and the last day of school is on June 10, 2015. It is slowly hitting me. Each day, each moment, each interaction is emotionally draining. I am Retiring I have not looked at my time with my kinders and school … Continue reading

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Do They Know? 

It’s May and 5 1/2 weeks to go. Do my kinders know? They come into the classroom joyful, happy to be with their friends. Meeting their morning routine needs independently (most of them), they start their day. But the play … Continue reading

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Reflections: Time Is Fleeting

I’m thinking about the next few weeks and it dawns on me that I have so little time left with my kinders. I am so proud of them and enjoy them with all my heart. Don’t get me wrong, some … Continue reading

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