Tags » A. A. Milne

Strategies for active engagement with poetry

This week my Sheltered English Instruction for English Language Learners course has been focusing on lots of strategies for approaching writing in a way that makes it more accessible for students of varying language backgrounds.  860 more words


Pooh Says It Best.

I believe it’s safe to say that A.A. Milne’s world of the Hundred Acre Wood has affected such a range of people. From five year olds to people in their seventies, we have heard the seemingly simple wisdom of dear Winnie The Pooh.  28 more words


Winnie-the-Pooh is not only a children’s book, not exactly, though it should be read to and by every child. It wasn’t read to or by me as a child, but I found it later anyway, and have never let go of it since. 488 more words


Whimsical Wednesday

“Promise me you’ll always remember: 

You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and 

smarted than you think.”

~ A. A. Milne ~

Today, Laugh a Little

Quotes and Notes #258, July 20

“A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.”—Anne Bronte—

Laughing in the sunshine is important.

61 more words
Quotes And Notes

The Halfway Mark

We’ve hit the halfway point in summer.Five weeks of summer vacation have passed, there are only five more to go.

That got me thinking about this A. 217 more words



“Ideas may drift into other minds, but they do not drift my way.
I have to go and fetch them. I know no work manual or mental to equal the… 91 more words