a daily photo and poem about my day
listen to each other
be the helper
be part of something good
Basically all I need and use is held within folders on my home page. Filing cabinets of info in the palm of my hand, and this has been so helpful in recent days for a variety of reasons.
That wasn’t always the case. Over twenty years ago, my go-to organizer was Day-Timer.
Travel down a wintery road with me for a pleasant surprise, a display of fog and snow adds a cultural inspiration.
Would it be helpful to share particular strategies we use to start the year?
Inspire Involvement Necessary; Sprout Partial Ideas– Render Excellence ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Classrooms of inspiration live by student involvement, sprouting partial ideas, and working together to render excellence for projects that help make … Continue Reading SOL17 DoodleaDay 14 Inspire Word Art
Real readers find a place to read that’s cozy so they can relax and immerse themselves in the world of their tale. During lessons, they’re antsy learning new skills and … Continue Reading Slice of Life Spring Break
Petals, waxy cream Buds, brown fuzz Leaves, not yet Branch, crooked brown Aroma, stops you thirty feet away This, magnificent magnolia. Get ready for National Poetry Month ! Writing Strategies … Continue Reading Slice of Life Magnolia
I left school on Friday and noticed the barren earth in the window wells, and remembered the summer look of overflowing color splashing the view. On Sunday, I hope to … Continue Reading Slice of Life Spring
It rules. On the Rez, it rules. Or, does it? What else rules on the Rez? I heard some track stars racing outside my window, their coach encouraging their every step. … Continue Reading Slice of Life Basketball
Morning flew by along as many students continued to finish arguments [like this one] and personalized book reports based on student reading notes shared over the month in Google Forms. Some … Continue Reading Slice of Life Silence
In the morning, the cats are antsy. They don’t want us to leave. The black and white one meows incessantly, following my husband around where ever he wanders: starting the … Continue Reading Slice of Life Cats
As I drove by a field with fresh greenery spreading out for miles, I glanced at the fenced-in area on hillside below the road. It was filled with white cows, not … Continue Reading Slice of Life The Cow
What: PI Day 3.14 Event: Numeracy Night Action: The hallways and classrooms of our school added energy filled with math games, digital programs, and families participating. We multiplied that energy … Continue Reading Slice of Life Numeracy Night
DigiLit Sunday under the leadership of Margaret Simon focused this week on Transitions. Margaret delighted in the transition her students made to independent learners through the workshop approach in her classroom.Carol … Continue Reading Slice of Life Transitions #DigiLit Sunday
What is it about cats? The day is hectic. You’re up and down and in and out with chores around the house and outside. As soon as the basket is empty, … Continue Reading Slice of Life Cats