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What Kids Tell Us As The Year Closes

I’ve written before on my blog about speaking to the choir on Twitter, when we share our reflections, our hopes and dreams and our concerns. And this post is no different. However I still think that if one person likes … Continue reading

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Still Time For Change

Wow, the year is winding down. It’s gone so fast. Does it seem to you, as you grow older, the years just fly by? It does to me! I have a feeling that to our students it might feel different; … Continue reading

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The Five W’s And Sometimes How

The Funicular in Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. (Otherwise an uphill climb to get to the temple. Prophetic, no? Our uphill battle.) WHO would embrace a program, an idea, a curriculum full throttle and then say … Continue reading

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I Am Driven

I’ve been subbing as often as I can and I LOVE IT! Good fortune smiles down on me as I connect, learn and share. Sub pay is ok but, isn’t great. Somewhere along the way I realized that, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood: A Kinder Time

In a kinder world Mr. Rogers reigned Supreme. His neighborhood envisioned wonder, curiosity, joy and inclusion. Topics surfaced and Mr. Rogers didn’t shy away. But he approached them with respect and gentleness; listening and no bickering. He had lots of … Continue reading

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Geniushour and Origami: No Lazy Learners Here

I subbed in four classrooms this week: Monday, 1st grade; Wednesday, a 4 year old program; Thursday, kindergarten; and Friday, another 1st grade class. It was a busy week and I’m becoming quite adept in wearing different teacher hats! A … Continue reading

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When Provocations Change The Landscape

I remember around six or seven years ago reading a tweet about “looking closely” and researched books that were mentioned . Our kinder team liked the idea and since we were doing a unit on the Rainforest it seemed a good time to … Continue reading

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