Monthly Archives: June 2018

Day 183 (of 186) what is success?

Day 183 (of 186) what is success? At the end of the year – what is success? Getting an A on a report card? Perfect score on a timed quiz? Getting frustrated and then re-regulating and getting calm (and saying … Continue reading

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Day 182 (of 186) the question you’re not going to like to reflect on

Day 182 (of 186) the question you’re not going to like to reflect on John Daly, a golfer who has long been a controversial figure (many demons impacting his talent) requested using a golf cart while participating in a seniors … Continue reading

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Day 181 (of 186) can we rationalize the thinkings of role models from the past

Day 181 (of 186) can we rationalize the thinkings of role models from the past Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote books that have been read for generations. Made into a tv series. But because of some of the language she used, … Continue reading

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Day 180 (of 186) on privilege- thinking of @pernilleripp & @downsteresa

Day 180 (of 186) on privilege- thinking of @pernilleripp Pernille looks like she could be on a tv sitcom representing a typical. Or the American family. Not because she’s white with blonde hair, but like so many she’s an immigrant … Continue reading

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Day 179 (of 186) aloha means hello and goodbye…

Day 179 (of 186) aloha means hello and goodbye… Change is uncomfortable. As June races by I see that in the actions and tones of voice of my kids at home…and kids at school….and adults everywhere. One of my students … Continue reading

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Day 178 (of 186) neat perspective of projector use…     Sometimes I come across neat shares from “others”.  In this case, my rant has been about projectors – specifically how they force the classroom shape to remain traditional.  The … Continue reading

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Day 177 (of 186) the “unlocked door” policy

Day 177 (of 186) the “unlocked door” policy     I know many have “open door” policies – meaning that they are always open to help solve or discuss problems. Both in the classroom and in the school, I have … Continue reading

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