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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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Summer Down Time, Maybe?

  Apparently this will be my 200th post!  A relatively new comer to this blogging world; but a place I am becoming more and more confident in holding my own! In a busy summer with my family, enjoying time with … Continue reading

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Milestones and Right Of Passage

Dallas Clayton Poem  Driving home from doing an errand (beginning to see a pattern here, a place where my posts take form) I thought of the connections of milestones and right of passage (Wikipedia). I’ve written about traditions and milestones before, although in a different … Continue reading

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