Reflection

Gratitude

Close your eyes and think of somebody who is really influential in your life and/or who matters to you. Why is this person so important?   Who matters to me ?   Scott Hunter   Why is this person so…

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Day 22

#nablopomo #nablopomoed  Blog A Day  22 A celebration for today… …is that our nation moved forward with the vision of John F Kennedy… in his words From Wikiquote Civil Rights This Nation was founded by men of many nations and backgrounds.…

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Chores

Blog A Day 16 Chores and Other Matters It’s Saturday, which I’ve written about here — our favorite day, really, for our minds, bodies, and spirit. They combine work and play, and chores. My main chore is laundry: it’s piled up…

Tuesdays.#nablopomoed

Blog a day… November 5 Tuesday If Tuesdays were sweet, they’d be caramels, soft and sweet cubes of info we need, in bite-sized bits easily understood, dissolving slowing into a creative expression of new delights. And if Tuesday is election…

#nablopomoed Mondays…

I look forward to Mondays because it’s the start of the week, the chance to regather our teams and move forward with a better focus. I look forward to Mondays because of the stories from the students that make us…

Congratulations for Truth

Have you read Verena Roberts post yet?  Did you congratulate her on receiving the iNACOL Innovative Practice award . You know she acknowledges it is because “of all of you out there who supported and helped facilitate open classroom projects over the last…

#NaNoWriMo #NaBloPoMo

Yes. I’m applying my creative endeavors to the written word this month. I’m letting the thoughts in my mind have voice.  My students and I are reading Out of My Mind by Susan Draper. We are holding onto the idea…

Questioning…

Questioning myself discovered my students need to ask questions also. As I start the new year, I ask questions of my practice and of my students’ practice. What is it that prevents students from learning, or from showing their learning?…