Monthly Archives: June 2011


This is the time of year that I’m deeply reflective;  there is an intense mulling that occurs while looking back at the year, and embued with hope for what is to come.  For some reason, since I was a young girl, … Continue reading

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For the Joy of it

Joy.  Three letters.  And yet, so often they’re absent from many classroom environments.  What made me painfully aware of this was Dean Shareski‘s post, written at 3 AM, pondering what role joy has in our teaching and our classrooms.  To be … Continue reading

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The Power of a Wiki

I think one of the most powerful tools at the fingertips of a teacher is the wiki.  Not just because it allows students & parents to access information at anytime.  That’s one way communication and it’s predominantly how I’ve used a wiki, until … Continue reading

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