Category Archives: education

Just because

Sometimes my ideas are so silly.  Sometimes they are insanely time consuming.  Sometimes they don’t work out.  When they DO work out?  There is a beautiful happy dance in my brain and joy every time I think of it!  I … Continue reading

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End of week one!!!

It hasn’t been perfect, or beautiful, or pure genius, but by golly we are doing this thing! Day one we just did our journals, day two we did journals and reading to each other, and today we added math apps … Continue reading

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Summer: Teacher vs. random artist

It’s here!  It’s here!  Wait…it’s here.  I’m not done planning. I love summer.  LOVE it!!  Work time and kid time through the year is just a perfect balance (usually).  Some say that summer is for no schedule, no list, no … Continue reading

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5%

I have always enjoyed my students. My daughter and I saw one of my former students last night. I was so excited that 10 years later his face brought his name to mind immediately(his brother said there was a reason … Continue reading

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Lessons

We teach and guide and support and hope for the best… for success and happiness. Manners, concepts, songs, simple tasks… We teach many many things. Today, you taught me… the most beautiful lesson I might ever see you master… is … Continue reading

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Want to change the world?

This just came to me… It’s an easy thing really. Want to make a difference? Help a kid out? Build self esteem? Teach empathy? Here it is: Eliminate every situation EVER where we pick partners, groups, or teams. It is … Continue reading

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30 Mirrors

I have 30 mirrors in my home. This does include one in the garage, but it is hung. This does not include my creative inventory. I only realized this when we had our cleaning party last weekend. I was cleaning … Continue reading

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