Category Archives: Teaching

End of Year: Teaching vs. Central Office

No!  I’m not pitting teachers versus Central Office!  It has been a year since I reflected here about the end of the school year, and a lot has changed.  For the first time since–well, before I started PreK, I guess–the … Continue reading

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It’s Summer! Time for Math!

I spent the first day of summer (teacher summer, that is, not meteorological summer) having fun with math problems!  I worked with other teachers and math coaches from our district to design low floor/high ceiling math explorations. What is low … Continue reading

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How do you even breathe?

This is how I felt, when an early-morning text alerted me to the terror in Orlando.  This is how I feel, as the story unfolds and 49 beautiful lives are gone.  As I watch Anderson Cooper struggle to say the … Continue reading

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Love/Hate the End of the Year

I know it’s not even June yet–but all the summer-like fun I’m having this Memorial weekend has me thinking ahead to the end of the school year.  Now, I can honestly say that I don’t have a countdown to the … Continue reading

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Fabulous Flop?

“Make the end of the school year just as exciting as the beginning.”  I just read that on Twitter, and thought, yea!  That’s what I’m doing!  My students are launching a service learning project.  They are completely engaged in it, … Continue reading

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Why you should consider a women’s college

This blog post has been written many times before, by proud alumnae of women’s colleges–I know, because I read them whenever they pop into my news feed.  So I thought long and hard before adding my voice to the mix: … Continue reading

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The Nightmares!

A peek into the mind of a teacher, and the real-life struggle with crazy teacher dreams! Continue reading

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