Monthly Archives: March 2013

Poem for Children: Mothers Are People Too

Good morning! Anyone who has a mother wave a hand in the air. If you ARE a mother or do mothering, wave two hands cause it takes all hands on deck to mother. I bet you figured out that I’m … Continue reading

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School Yard Tales: Becoming Classroom Famous

Children at Tree Land School loved to come to class. Sometimes kids would show up early to get started on their work so they could get finished and go to Learning Avenue to have fun with books and fun learning … Continue reading

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Teaching Tips Poem: Clean Out Your Ears With Hope

More recently I’ve seen a need for communication across so many different lines: interdisciplinary, parent-school, teacher-teacher, across all types of roles where people could use a dose of empathy: Clean Out Your Ears With Hope Is anybody listening to what … Continue reading

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Educational Issues: The Kids Who Fall Out of The Net

There is a group of students in our schools, both public and private, who have “fallen out of the net” of positive learning experiences. It may call for all the community resources teaming together, as it is probably unfair to … Continue reading

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Teaching Tips Poem: Where I Am Sometimes

Let us not forget the spice of the teaching act includes feelings and caring. A comment on discouraging moments and situations: Where I Am, Sometimes Education — a bum trap. Maybe it’s this that keeps confusion on tap. ——– Schools–to … Continue reading

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Teaching Tips Poem: Danger of Too Much Confidence

Teachers need confidence. Yet there’s a danger in too much.   Consider doubt, the yeast of thought! Bully for a certain lack of confidence!  At times have that certain bit of doubt that keeps you searching for what it’s about. … Continue reading

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School Yard Tales: Living in Your Own Little Boat

I had planned to write this several years ago. My friend Carolyn S. was going to draw the pictures. When she died, I just didn’t get around to it for a while. So at long last: Tree Lane School students … Continue reading

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