Monthly Archives: June 2017

Day 178 (of 185) scheduling play w thanks to @laurapaiement & @jordanwitzel 

Day 178 (of 185) scheduling play  I’ve mentioned in the past that sometimes life goes so fast I’ve scheduled boredom breaks – because it isn’t often that I have. Irving to do/don’t know what to do.  I even irritate my … Continue reading

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Day 177 (of 185) math old ways vs new ways vs……

Day 177 (of 185) math old ways vs new ways vs……   The struggle is real. Numerical literacy: is it better to just know that the algorithms we are familiar with ( + – x / ) work? Or is … Continue reading

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Day 176 (of 185) on Father’s Day

Day 176 (of 185) on Father’s Day A scan of some of the observations on the difficult role of Fathers Day. Because one of the statements that responds with me the most came a couple of years ago at the … Continue reading

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Day 175 (of 183) the looming final weeks

Day 175 (of 183) the looming final weeks May oldest is getting ready for a myriad of final exams…..with the awareness that with the change to “hours of instruction” rather than “days” meaning that the old ‘exam week’ continued to … Continue reading

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Day 174 (of 185) the misnomer of June – is it still learning time?

Day 174 (of 185) the misnomer of June – is it still learning time? Had a conversation with a professional who wondered what June was like as it seemed to them that there was no learning going on.  It made … Continue reading

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Day 173 (of 185) sometimes fiction writers know what’s what – Crichtons Dragon Teeth

Day 173 (of 185) sometimes fiction writers know what’s what – Crichtons Dragon Teeth I was sad when the author Michael Crichton passed away. I always enjoy his fictional romps blending science fiction with a dash of possibility…..and occasionally some … Continue reading

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Day 172 (of 185) guest blog borrowed from “the grade doctor” @kenoc7

Day 172 (of 185) guest blog from “the grade doctor” @kenoc7 Recently I’ve been having a few discussions around “the right words” to conncect with symbols linked to learning. For instance:  We commonly use 1,2,3,4 with the usual question being: … Continue reading

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