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Framing School As An Adventure

Who would have thought I’d be spending the first week after “Winter Break” subbing. Well here I was, the substitute in first grade, Monday through Thursday and then in kindergarten on Friday! To say it was tiring, exhilarating, filled with … Continue reading

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A Running Gag

A holiday post (sort of). A bit of humor. (If we can’t  laugh at ourselves, we take ourselves too seriously and then forget to laugh with others. Joy!)  A retiree shares. There is a running gag about my subbing days at … Continue reading

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That Takes Time (Leo the Late Bloomer)

I’m writing this from the parents’ lens, but read till the end, your teacher connection is right there.  I had lunch with a kindergarten teacher. We taught next door to each other for 23 years. We called ourselves sisters from … Continue reading

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Two Weeks

In the four weeks of kindercamp many of the four-year-olds from our early childhood program participate for the amount of time that fits their families’ schedule. The new children to kindergarten have similar options. The kinder teachers can also choose … Continue reading

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New Buildings, Old Questions, POV

Working in the same school environment for over 36 years, there have, of course, been bumps along the road; but now in hindsight, I realize that these experiences have shaped who I am and my outlook on life. I often … Continue reading

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Something About Summer

I usually write from a teachers’ perspectives in this road we call education. But today a quick post about a Facebook conversation from the parents’ perspective of summertime. A wonderful caring parent I know shared some of her thoughts about … Continue reading

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