Tag Archives: #youmatter

Reaching Out

I look around and what do I see, I see you, do you see me? I look around and what do I smell, I smell the good earth, how about you? I look around and what can I taste, I … Continue reading

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I Am Driven

I’ve been subbing as often as I can and I LOVE IT! Good fortune smiles down on me as I connect, learn and share. Sub pay is ok but, isn’t great. Somewhere along the way I realized that, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Bystander vs Upstander

My day in 2nd Grade and a post from @gcouros here  gave me a focus for a thought and a reflection. I subbed in 2nd Grade on Friday and the students were working with their teacher on their “CHARTER” (looking at … Continue reading

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Outlier Mindset

    I was driving home from an errand and had one of those “Oh I have a thought and I might develop it into a quick blog.” So… thinking that one of our teacher mindsets has been to follow … Continue reading

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When A Chat Is More Than A Chat

I look forward to my regular chats on Twitter.  It often feels like face to face (f2f) conversations  with friends in the lunch room at school.  When I am lucky enough to stumble upon unexpected chats, I lurk, watch, listen and when … Continue reading

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FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

I have recently participated in chats and read many blogs about preparing for Back to School. The excitement, interest, enthusiasm and questions (concerns) are palpable. Beyond a doubt the educators who have shared their thinking are conscientious teachers, some with … Continue reading

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What Makes Me Cringe…

So many thoughts percolating through my head, so much I want to say, so please bear with me if I ramble. I cringe when I hear educators say: We have to get them ready for kindergarten, first grade, for the … Continue reading

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