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A Rainy Day Insight

View from the Javits Center My week in New York is a lot different this time, from last year. True I’m here because my son is in the New York NOW show at the Javits Center. Last year I came, … Continue reading

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Jumping Into The Fray

Kindercamp. A day of water play, making “stuff,” snack, lunch and now rest. I’m back from my lunch break. I played with the kids as they made mazes, domino like trails and read class library books. We helped clean up … Continue reading

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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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