Monthly Archives: February 2013

Straight face

I am constantly trying to get in the minds of kids; to understand what they are thinking and why they are thinking it.  In order for me to effectively communicate with my students, I have to speak a language that … Continue reading

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Expectations?

As a teacher, getting on the same wavelength with all of my students can be challenging.  Getting on the same wavelength with all of their parents: unarguably vital, incredibly relieving in moments of success, and strikingly arduous in moments of … Continue reading

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Figuring out Color

A new kid was on the horizon; my students saw him sitting in the office yesterday so they had at least a vague idea of what he looked like. This morning… Boy 1: Hey, where’s Donald? (the anticipated new kid) … Continue reading

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