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I had the nicest surprise reunion at the post office this morning. Upon entering the door, I was greeted by a dear former student. This charasmatic boy moved to America in 3rd grade. 400 more words

Would I want to be a learner in my own classroom?

I’m in the second week of the Innovator’s Mindset MOOC. I’ve been thinking about George Couros’s Critical Questions for the Innovative Educator(Chapter 2, pages 39-41). They are fantastic! 291 more words

8 Ways to Encourage Curiosity in Children

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein

An essential component in education and in life, curiosity drives us to learn new things and discover how things work around us.

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Bringing Out the Best in Strong-Willed Girls

As we pulled up to the stop sign, my 12-year-old daughter spoke up from the passenger seat, “Mom, this is where we turn.” Yes, sweetheart, I know that. 1,206 more words


Fear Fighting {Book Review}


“Fear Fighting” is a Christian book filled with essays about accepting God’s power to overcome your fears. There are chapters on worry, anxiety, comparison, and the need to be in control. 513 more words

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A Love of Learning and a Social Hall: Where UUism and Homeschoolers Meet


“We can make this kind of outreach an integral part of our mission, a manifestation of our third and fourth Principles in which we covenant to support one another’s spiritual growth and searches for truth and meaning. 53 more words