Tag Archives: #kindergarten

What’s The Rush

I’ve been on the sidelines of chats lately, but still checking in on what’s being questioned, wondered and said. So many supportive educators sharing their thoughts and ideas to  advocate what’s best for their students. I have spent time with … 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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Play: A Four Letter Word To Embrace

I’ve been thinking about play (when am I not thinking about play), reading about the importance of play here and here and watching children at play. Children playing at home, at school, in the classroom, on the recess yard and in the supermarket. … Continue reading

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My POV: Math Lessons: Group Configurations – What Works

I’ve had a few opportunities to sub in kindergarten and observe math lessons taking place. I do have to admit as a substitute teacher I am not involved in the math lessons and concepts developed from the beginning to the … 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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Don’t Box Me In

Sometimes I have an idea that I want to share on my blog. Something I read either another blog post or a tweet that gets me thinking. And often times the title doesn’t come till after I start writing . … Continue reading

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Taking The Bull By Its Horns

I think it’s time to take the “bull by its horns!” My retirement hasn’t quite worked out the way I planned and I’ve been sitting and waiting for a dream, as I realize that I need to be more in … Continue reading

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