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Too much talking (or writing)

At the beginning of each new school year, I would give my students a journal in which to write during the next two years. We didn’t do a lot of journal entries, but I liked to take a survey of how they were feeling about certain events or projects without having a whole class discussion. 441 more words


First Day

Yikes, the world has been missing out if this is just the first entry for 2014. So many great things have been happening. First off, Jon is back in the workforce, praise God! 729 more words

Day Care

Starting the School Year

“What you do on the first days of school will determine your failure for the rest of the school year.”

~Harry Wong

  • review school policies…
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Teaching Practices

The big lady

Until a couple weeks ago, Annabel was our BABY. She’s almost three and she’s not an infant, yes, but she’s our baby! Then we learned that the daycare we’d relied on for nearly seven years was closing. 299 more words

Annabel Milestones

Schoolhouse Rock

Little blue shorts and a blue collared polo. LL Bean backpack with his name embroidered on it. His new cup with carrying strap over one shoulder. 549 more words

These Are the Moments: The First Day of School

For today’s Daily Prompt

Junior Kindergarten

All of four years old, and the world has turned itself upside down, and is shaking itself around. And I’m clinging, crying, panicking. 500 more words

Mindless Banter

The Wall

It seems to me that our children dance impishly along the border between infancy and childhood for years.  From the moment they pick up their sippy cup and start helping themselves to the moment they wave to you from the doorway on their first day of school they are toying with the idea of independence.   851 more words