Tag Archives: Early childhood

What Differentiation Looks Like: one size doesn’t fit all

I am a learner! I wear that mantle with pride. I know that there is more to learn, even after thirty-eight years of teaching and now in my fourth year of subbing. February will be a busy month of subbing. … Continue reading

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Teaching In The Time Of Chaos

Don’t know where to start. Hope this post won’t be a disjointed ramble of thoughts waiting to get out, but please indulge… Since coming home from a wonderful trip spending time in Israel with family, friends and my sweet, incredible … Continue reading

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Here With Kids

I am back home from a wonderful three weeks in Israel, visiting with my grandkids and other family members. It was so hard to say good bye, it always is, even when they lived so much closer in Dallas. But … Continue reading

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My Forum, My Voice

I have lead a pretty sheltered life, not without grief, but never without family and friends who were there for me. I’ve wanted to blog about the last few days of my subbing this year. I’ve want to blog about … Continue reading

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EOY (A Sub’s Reflections: Past and Present)

It’s almost done. It’s almost over. The time has flown and the children have grown. The year began with questions and tears. The end is near, again questions and tears. They came in the room new to me, and me … 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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That’s Not Fair, It’s My Turn

“It’s not fair,” she shouted. “It’s not fair,” he retorted. All around me a daily recurrence of this theme. Teachers, parents and those whose lives interface with kids are not surprised. It’s part of the language of children, deafening and … Continue reading

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