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Teaching In The Time Of Chaos

Don’t know where to start. Hope this post won’t be a disjointed ramble of thoughts waiting to get out, but please indulge… Since coming home from a wonderful trip spending time in Israel with family, friends and my sweet, incredible … 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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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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Still Time For Change

Wow, the year is winding down. It’s gone so fast. Does it seem to you, as you grow older, the years just fly by? It does to me! I have a feeling that to our students it might feel different; … Continue reading

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The Five W’s And Sometimes How

The Funicular in Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. (Otherwise an uphill climb to get to the temple. Prophetic, no? Our uphill battle.) WHO would embrace a program, an idea, a curriculum full throttle and then say … 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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It’s How You Look At It

I recently read this post from @gcouros and was so engaged in reflecting about the mindshift from “I got to” to “I get to” that I decided it was time to blog. I retired two years ago and always knew that I … Continue reading

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