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Recycling to print

A while ago, my daughter took apart the backing to one of her pieces of work. Three square pieces of wood were ripped apart, pulling the dried glue from the backing. 95 more words


Time Out! Turning Time Saved into Memories Earned

  For most adults, and even children, finding time is increasingly difficult.  It seems ironic that the inventions we have created to ‘save time’ have not actually had that effect.   797 more words

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Head of School Jackie Westerfield reflects on "time savers" and efficiency-- and the necessity to slow down and make memories.

When was the last time you looked up...

This past weekend has been super productive! I pulled out my wife card (You know the one that says Happy Wife, Happy Life) and finally finished laying down the new kitchen floor and cleaned out my office. 319 more words


Trail blazer

Do not go where the path may, lead go instead where there is no path and make a trail.

A Mathematician's Lament: If "school has been cheating us out of our most fascinating and imaginative art form for centuries", how will you stop the cheating? What are your worries about the cheating?

In my classroom, I plan on allowing students to naturally explore the content on their own. I think that curiosity really ties into this idea of not cheating our students out of their education. 264 more words


Mercury Retrograde: an Invitation to Reflect and Look Ahead

“Mercury is in retrograde, that’s why your phone isn’t working” said a girl that I used to work with. At the time, instead of doing any research on this phenomenon, I blindly trusted her judgement. 478 more words


Reflective Teaching: Day 4

What do you love the most about teaching?

A picture says 1000 words.  This is mine, find yours.

30 Day Blogging Challenge