Tag Archives: #kindness

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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Marking Milestones

I gauge time from the milestones in my life. I would say, if I can still recall them now, they have had an even more profound effect on my life then I imagined. There have of course been many personal … Continue reading

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It Can Be Up To Us

I have been thinking about my friends at The Not Perfect Hat Club club and their mission to raise awareness, and our responsibility, as educators to create an environment that includes all learners. We all have had children whose differences … Continue reading

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In Gratitude

A quick post, a thought, a reflection on gratitude. We asked the kinders yesterday, before going off for Thanksgiving Holiday, what they were grateful for. I thought I would start by sharing something special in my heart. I told them … Continue reading

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A Lesson In Kindness Through Genius Hour

I knew when we started our unit on neighborhoods that I wanted to add a Genius Hour component to it. Kinders are fascinated with building, making and designing with the various manipulatives they have available to them and the sheer … Continue reading

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