Tag Archives: Education

Looking Ahead, Looking Back

I’m looking ahead, right on the precipice of the start of a new school year. The cycle begins again. Tomorrow. I still feel the summer behind me. Glorious free days full of family and friends. Walking. Berry picking. Splashing in … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Reflection

This class has guided me in a direction that has changed my teaching forever. This is a dramatic statement. It is also completely true. This is acting as a final reflection for the class I was a part of this … Continue reading

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A Piggy Looking Cavy

The natural world is full of living things. Things that grow and change over time. Things that need food and water, shelter and air. Things that thrive with their roots growing deep into the ground and things that race and … Continue reading

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Each Season As It Comes

Outside our windows, all around us, all the time, something is happening. Because of the tilt of the earth, and our distance from the equator, my place in the world has four distinct seasons. Sure, the seasons blend and flow … Continue reading

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Seeing As Art

How much is there each and every day that we don’t really see? Truly seeing the world around us is an art. Seeing as an act of noticing, naming and appreciating. Seeing as an active participant in our lives in … Continue reading

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A Gateway To Conversation

Inspiration strikes in unexpected places and a simple beginning can lead us down an unpredictable path. Being able to appreciate the journey down that path involves letting go of expectations, a little nudging in the right places, and a willingness … Continue reading

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We Are All Alike, We Are All Different

Different does not mean bad…just different.  My students will hear me say this a lot this year. Some kids are able to inherently accept and understand this idea…they just don’t notice differences, or if they do, they don’t register as … Continue reading

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