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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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Because it’s the Human Touch that really matters.

I used to work across the hallway from a ‘seasoned teacher’… she encouraged me daily (sometimes on the hour) to just be, to just r-e-l-a-x. That seasoned teacher is now a retired teacher who still cheers me on with her … Continue reading

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But you don’t look that old on the outside?

Old souls and young souls. Sometimes they are housed in bodies that disguise their true age. Wisdom talks through wrinkles.  Wisdom shines through the toothless grins of those fearless five-year-olds inside every kindergarten classroom. There’s a quote that speaks of wisdom on the … Continue reading

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Press the Pause Button.

Press pause.  Often.

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Put THAT on my Tombstone.

I am an extremist, a perfectionist, an overachiever, and a closet introvert. This doesn’t mean I’m perfect, it means I nearly kill myself, (and those around me), aiming for perfect, trying to always do it right, do it now, and do my … Continue reading

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21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020 | MindShift

So, I am all set with #1.   Agree completely. I don’t want to accept #8.  I will continue to fight the trend. Hoping #21 will mean less paperwork!  Please. 21 Things That Will be Obsolete in 2020 | MindShift. Related articles … Continue reading

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