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Even More Whiteboards!

I know that I just cut up a bunch of big 2′ x 4′ whiteboards the other day (or rather, had Lowes cut them up for me), but I had a few extra and thought that maybe I’d like some of the hand-held variety. 215 more words


Is unschooling the answer?  

First off, some might not be familiar with unschooling… unschooling is similar to homeschooling in that kids don’t go to traditional schools, but homeschooling usually involves parents compelling their children to “study” something or take classes outside of school. 878 more words

The Ferret Institute

Long drives are for list making.

*To be fair to anyone reading: this is pretty much a stream of consciousness post.

So….there is nothing like 4.5 days of training, and meetings, and orientations, and conferences to get a first year teacher’s brain going. 381 more words


The Rainbow at the End of the Day

This morning and afternoon, I attended staff meeting at the school. When we took a break for lunch, my student teaching mentor teacher asked if I wanted to join her and the other kindergarten teachers I worked with last semester. 388 more words


Teacher: "Two weeks until school?!"

So, I absolutely cannot believe that my summer has gone by so fast that I have nothing but prep days before school starts. Don’t get me wrong. 336 more words


Willing To Live

In modern America you can believe anything you want as long as you don’t take it too seriously. Muslims throughout the world are in the news almost every day because they are willing to die for their beliefs. 740 more words

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