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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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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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‘I will act as if what I do will make a difference.’ William James

The morning started off on fast-forward, as usual: Waking before the alarm, racing to school to get a head start on 26 kindergarten students,   setting up the classroom before they can tear it apart, making copies for the day, checking … Continue reading

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