Category Archives: behavior

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

I know I am late – I don’t usually post this late in the day but things got away from me today. I also have lost patiences with myself and typing with a cast on my wrist. I have lots … Continue reading

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Looking back- Bullies were in charge

Over at Teachers Write – the Tuesday prompt was to write from your child’s voice, to find that memory with deep felt emotion. Nora Raliegh Baskin, author of Anything but Typical, was pushing us to hear the voice of the … Continue reading

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Kids want to read and write

On Sunday I was super excited to help engage a group of young 3rd graders in nature and writing. Monday I would be a reserve teacher in my daughters classroom. A nature walk connected to writing poems was set for the afternoon. … Continue reading

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Tumbling through books – a silver of my reading life

It’s Tuesday and what I am reading is still rolling around in my head. I have a stack of new books (both kid and adult): I used the  gift certificate at the book store, I have a group of books … Continue reading

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Balance – OLW for 2013, 2014 and maybe beyond

Balance a word I have been holding for a few years is still rolling around in my head. I began by looking the word up to give me ideas for a new word that might push me forward this year. … Continue reading

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Supporting Teachers and Students — A Compare and Contrast

This fall has given me a wonderful opportunity to look at our educational system. I have had time to both reflect and experience the differences in our students across a large urban area. I have found it amazing, sometimes frustrating. … Continue reading

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