Tag Archives: #empathy

How Do You Get Beyond The Choir?

This question to myself after reading some blogs, “When you preach to the choir, who hears you?” inspired me to write. Rarely are my ideas in isolation; whether influenced by subbing in a classroom, a conversation with colleagues, an a-ha … Continue reading

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The Day After MLK Day

I subbed in second grade today, a day after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. To my delight I was asked to read to the class. And right away I knew what read alouds I would choose! I went to my … Continue reading

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On My Mind

It’s so rare we get to do a “redo” and my role as a substitute teacher doesn’t mean I get a “redo” but it does give me time for “rethinks” or as bloggers call it “reflections!” On my mind as … Continue reading

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Books, Bibliotherapy and Patience

From the time I put a book in my hands and read about someone else’s life I knew this would be transformative for me! And it has. Instead of wallowing in self pity (many opportunities for that) I read about … 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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WHAT IF, It’s Not The “Program”?

This started and continues to be a post about education, but I digress for a bit. (I write this post a day after the tragedy in Orlando, Florida.) What if our role as educators is to instil empathy, love and … Continue reading

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#kinderblog Day 27 Five favorite children’s books Oops Lost Count

Once again my caveat for this one: These are my five (sorry couldn’t limit to five) favorite children’s books as of now, as I think about it today. I usually write my posts the night before, so this is written … Continue reading

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