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Out of the frying pan . . .

It has been an interesting experience planning and running my own classroom. No co-teachers, no mentor teacher, no assignments. Just me and the students. I have only been doing this for two months and already I have learned so much. 444 more words



What I do as a teacher is try to steer students towards the unteachable. The path is woven with teachings, pathways and route markers. The destination is absolutely unteachable. 89 more words


Back to school

Google has yet reminded me again of the first day of school. However, instead of sitting in a desk while falling asleep I will be in front of a classroom. 282 more words

Early Childhood

Week One

The first week was more chaotic than usual this year but in a great way.  Not all of my schools start at the same time, so I spent the first week at two of my institutions doing the usual first week thing and the week at my other institution doing all of the beginning of the year meetings.  1,280 more words

Week 1, Day 3, Tuesday 2 Septemeber 2014

Dear Students

Today in class we are going to look through Level 3 Syllabus and Level 3 Calendar from yesterday’s post as we did not have time to do it yesterday. 169 more words


Childhood Diet Habits Set in Infancy, Studies Suggest by CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS


Research published in the journal Pediatrics indicates that early preferences for fruits and vegetables or, conversely, sugary drinks last into age 6. 11 more words


Voice is the Baton

There was a distinct moment during student teaching where time seemed to halt as all sixty band students’ eyes were on me. They were listening, if just for a moment, to me and my face went flush, words escaped, and then it was lost on some whisp of a thought process. 465 more words