Tag Archives: Early childhood

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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In The Toddler Classroom

Finding my way back. I am ready to join the conversation in my reflections and questions on teaching and learning once again. I’m sure I will have moments of deep sadness, missing my husband, but knowing with all my heart … Continue reading

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Play Based Learning In Early Childhood: My Roots

  I thought about this topic a lot this week. Not my roots growing up, not my beginnings, but my roots as an educator. I might have mentioned in another post that I knew I wanted to be a teacher … Continue reading

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