Tag Archives: #reflections

Once Upon A Time

I had a nostalgic moment yesterday when I brought home these boxes from my old classroom filled with my books. Years of teaching, my love of reading, lead to an extensive class library. My former teaching partner explained that due … Continue reading

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EOY (A Sub’s Reflections: Past and Present)

It’s almost done. It’s almost over. The time has flown and the children have grown. The year began with questions and tears. The end is near, again questions and tears. They came in the room new to me, and me … Continue reading

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OLW2017 CompassionCaringHope

Education bloggers often begin their New Year with reflections, looking forward, to find the #onelittleword that will propel their vision for the coming year, where they want to go; for themselves and their students. In the past few years I … Continue reading

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Teaching Also A Craft

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve put pencil to paper to share my thinking. Not that I haven’t been “thinking” and reflecting but time rushes by as I visit my grandkids and continue to sub, having an opportunity to … 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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Why I’m Still Here

I sit here reading tweets and blogs reflecting on “why I’m still here!” Not here as alive, but here as in education, participating in chats on Twitter, engrossed in blogs that reaffirm or challenge my thinking, and of course writing … 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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