[Students] Remembering to Play

I am quite certain I have remembered this before, but July has allowed me a new remembering of that previous rememberment–it is important to play in your teaching. The other day in my ESY Summer School classroom we were listening to the Trolls Soundtrack during Centers time. One of my little pea pods clearly had…

[R@ndom] Currently

Thank you to Amy at Reflections on Leadership and Learning for introducing me to this idea! Here is a list of things I am “currently” doing, thinking, buying, etc-ing… Current Celebration I am celebrating whimsy. I’ve been using #whimsy365 on my social media accounts to post photos of things that make my thoughts go “awe…

[Throwback Thursday] A Memory

I was Google-chatting with my sis this morning and had a remembery that gave me new perspective on the work I do today. Waaayyyy back in 6th grade (think early 80’s… acid wash jeans…leg warmers… neon sweatshirt with “Frankie Says Relax” emblazoned on it….) I experienced a pivotal social moment. Didn’t we all? I went…

[New Favorite Things Friday] Precision

This week I noticed myself drawn to things that helped me be precise. If you know me, you may know that I vacillate between precision and a chaotic sort of gut-feel driven decision-making.  This was a week of precision. What The Font? I discovered What The Font? a little less than half an hour ago…

[#clmooc] Make Cycle #2–Memes

Learning about memes with the 2014 Making Learning Connected Collaboration Make Cycle #2.    Interesting stuff! I learned so much from Kim’s blog post–To Meme or Not To Meme and her link to this PBS video.   I had so much fun with Edna (my imagined blog naysayer) and the idea of a meme. I used…