Tag Archives: elementary 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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The Peace Project

Peace: a state of tranquility or quiet; freedom from civil disturbance; harmony in personal relations   –Merriam-Webster online dictionary A few years ago, at about this time, I began a peace project with my students. I don’t remember if I began … 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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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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