Tag Archives: #reflections

Am I Being Obstinate?

Obstinate, is that me? Am I being obstinate ? Not a rhetorical question, I’m just trying to figure it out. When we do running record and the students says, “Am I reading at a higher level? What’s my level? Am I doing … Continue reading

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I’m Not Sure

  I went for a walk today. Still not 100%, with my cold lingering a bit, I decided a stroll in the beautiful, crisp, wintery Los Angeles day is what I needed. And whether driving or walking an a-ha moment … Continue reading

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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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