Category Archives: Teaching

Monday Minutiae – 02/11/19

Daily Oral Language My friend and colleague, Jeff Zupfer, makes music. He writes lots of different things, but because he also teaches music at an elementary school, he writes a lot of children’s music. During our cold-cold-cold #PolarVortex days here … Continue reading

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An “Open Letter” to My Fellow Teaching Colleagues About School Supply Lists

One my favorite wedding stories to tell people is about our gift registry. A little over 25 years ago, my partner and I argued over whether or not we should create a gift registry. Some of your are already thinking, … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 12 March 2016

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too…   Writing Stuff: Is research for your writing a dragging time-suck? Or is it a fun … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation – 17 May 2014

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Reading Stuff: “There are times when it is athletic and beautiful and right to make marks … Continue reading

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Sa–MONDAY Summation – 21 April 2014

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… I had a computer SNAFU over the weekend and didn’t get a chance to post this … Continue reading

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Saturday Summation — 01 March 2014

Bits and pieces of things that caught my eye not only for my own interest, but enough to want to share with you, too… Science Stuff: Aside from my own big news about signing with an agent, the week already … Continue reading

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Encouraging Creativity and Vision

This post is undeniably a gloating one. It’s that annoying parenting one where I talk about how wonderful and great my kids are. I have a larger theme, but since my examples are all about my own children, it might … Continue reading

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