Category Archives: #play

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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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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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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Spring Break: We’re Ready

It’s time for Spring Break. I think I’m ready. So much to think about as I wind down my school year and my role as a classroom teacher. But I rush it. First to backtrack on these last few weeks … Continue reading

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