Monthly Archives: March 2012

If you want to write just write

March 31, 2012 I woke early this morning wondering what  I might write for the last post.  I had spend the end of February planning and thinking of ideas for each post but a month of writing has changed that. … Continue reading

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Thinking of Mom

March 30, 2012 Traveling on long mid west highways gave me time to think and reflect on how much I have learned from my Mother.    Today I was driving through the Iowa farm land.   Watching for early plowed … Continue reading

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A student A teacher

March 29, 2012 Together Sounds, letters, blends In youth she tumbles Into a new world Of language and cultures With ease and grace She arrives each day Changing, molding, acquiring The words of America Frightened but quick to learn With … Continue reading

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Do I need a voice to teach?

March 28, 2012 This is a second post talking about the lack of voice.   The first was the lost of life in our community.    This no voice is a literal one.  I have spent the last two days … Continue reading

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What does shelter mean?

March 27, 2012 shel·ter/ˈSHeltər/ Noun:  A place giving temporary protection from… danger. Verb:  Protect or shield from something harmful, esp. bad weather. Synonyms:  refuge- haven- harbor- retreat The drive home today was centered on one word – shelter.   What … Continue reading

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Real writers are people who write everyday

March 26, 2012 OK  – I was so excited that I only have six days and I will have made the challenge.   I am really doing it.  I am writing everyday and so are most of the students in … Continue reading

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Finding Teachable Moments in Books – a book review

March 25, 2012 Books – it seems that several of us Slicers are sharing books and I decided to join the group today.  How can a book support our learning in many areas?  I look for books that can be … Continue reading

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