Monday Morning Mutterings

Wasn’t my Dad handsome?  I came across this old photograph and it’s prompted a flurry of mutterings.  Thank you to this lovely for showing me how it’s done.  (My dad still is handsome, by the way – even with a …

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Get it Together

It’s not “footflower” or “sunprint”. Nor is it “homefly” or “butterwork”. Thankfully our compound word parts made it back to their rightful places. After a couple of late nights with conferences I, too will be taking my rightful place; on …

Cool Cats

Who else can get away with pom-pom boots, stripy tights and a Star Wars lunch kit? What can I say.  They’re smart, cute and have been rockin’ some serious sweet style.

Know Thyself

I had my students complete a self-assessment as a means of gaining insight into their thoughts and experiences at school.  With goal-setting conferences on deck for today and tomorrow, I figure they’d provide a meaningful springboard for discussion.  Just as …

Stacked Chairs Mean Everything

I don’t take sick days very often.  Unless I’m deathly ill, it’s actually way more work than it’s worth.  There’s all the prep work for the guest teacher coming into my class (or Educator-on-Call, as we call them), and then there’s …