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Skills and products

One of the best memories I have from the book Let My People Go Surfing is Yvon Chouinard’s emphasis on developing a skill–whether it’s crafting a surfboard or tailoring a jacket. 158 more words

Rise And Converge

October 8th Lunar Eclipse

The second Lunar Eclipse for the year and I am very excited to bring you some of the images and stories from the TiS schools that were involved. 573 more words


Flying Time

I’m always amazed at how fast time flies by when I’m teaching.  Seriously, wasn’t it just August.  Midterms have been taken.  Fall break is over and done.   296 more words


Are we really providing enough FREE play?

I’m still reading “It’s okay not to share” by Heather Shumaker and this week I have been thinking a lot about this quote:

“Dr. James Christie and Dr.

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Child Care


Insomnia, nightmares, hives – this is the mess of me, the stress of me in this moment. I’ve been this way since the beginning of the school year, when ordinarily things would have settled down by now, but unfortunately, this year they haven’t. 454 more words

In My Head

Let’s Do Something!

True story (not that all of our stories aren’t true
:-) )… Young Jedi, my son JR, walks up to me while I am busy grading away at my laptop and says to me, “Since you aren’t doing anything, could you read me this book?” After several long blinks at the youngling, and considering that life does not slow down so I should take this moment since he will be 18 before I know it, I took the book from his hands and responded, “I would love to read to you, son.” He then hands me the book that has been patiently waiting to be read from Wendy’s children’s literature bookshelf to mine called, 400 more words

Five Videos that Remind You Why You Became a Teacher - FREE APP

As I continue to become a central information source for educators, I just saw this free APP from School Circle that is for teachers and parents to interact with each other each day. 47 more words

New Teachers