Tag Archives: Children

Can I be in Love Already?

“My original fears about changing to a new grade quickly disappeared as I moved from a curriculum-centered to a STUDENT CENTERED classroom.” — Barbara Hanson, teacher at Willett School in Attleboro,  Massachusetts (Hanson, 1995). I’m welcoming my 14th year of … Continue reading

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I don’t want to be part of an experiment.

I don’t have grandchildren (yet). I am looking ahead to that time in my life when and if it comes. I am not daydreaming about buying cute outfits, stocking up on Christmas gifts, or even collecting classic storybooks for any … Continue reading

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Now that you know, what are your plans for today (and tomorrow)?

“Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away. The moments that used to define them – a mother’s approval, a father’s nod – are covered by moments of their … Continue reading

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I Make Enough. My Earnings are Directly Deposited, Every Single Day.

“We can certainly talk about the realities of the economy, debate the best method to evaluate effectiveness and discuss the drawbacks of unions. But anyone who characterizes teachers as overpaid is forgetting what we entrust them with each and every … Continue reading

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Inviting the Snowman Inside.

Click the link below to bring the magic of nature inside. bringing the snow indoors.     Related articles  Snowmen Unassembled (Tuesday2’s.wordpress.com) Let it Flow, Let It Flow, Let It Flow! (lynfredwinery.blogspot.com) How to build a snowman (hotelhauserstmoritz.wordpress.com)

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What’s on Your Easter Bucket List?

Many of my friends spend the night before Easter much like the night before Christmas…  getting their house ready for the early morning magic madness of making memories. The kids will wake up early and hunt like scavengers (read as… there will … Continue reading

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