[Slice of Life] A Story From the Reading Well

It’s Slice of Life time with Two Writing Teachers! A story from the story well… The first chapter book I ever read by myself, from front cover to back cover, every single page, understanding the whole thing without any help, was The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary. I remember the day I finished…

[SOLSC] Ashrams and Baseball

It’s SOLSC Tuesday! It’s time!  It’s for me to share the #1 person I would follow to an ashram anywhere.  Click here and here to see what the heck I’m talking about. So, super duper, a-number one, longest standing person I would follow to an ashram anywhere is… Edgar Martinez–retired designated hitter for the Seattle…

[SOLSC] The Three People I Would Follow to an Ashram

It’s SOLSC Tuesday! photo by Raveesh Vyas on Flickr Back in the day (okay, last month), I mentioned that Sir Ken Robinson was one of the three people I would follow to an ashram anywhere.  I was asked who the other two might be. I didn’t answer. And this is why. There are only two left. All of…

[SOLSC] Ineffability

I am taking part in the Slice of Life Story Challenge with Two Writing Teachers. For this challenge I will be attempting to write a “Slice of Life” post each day in the month of March and each Tuesday after that. Part of my new-found love for math centers around it’s elegance and ineffability. Last weekend…

[SOLSC] Math Love

It is my work right now to find a love for math. I need to love math and the teaching of math as much as I love the teaching of writing.  Well…  okay,  let’s not get all crazy now.  I do need to love it though. I need to embrace new learning around math,  absorb…

[SOLSC] My New Favorite Things Friday #3

I am taking part in the Slice of Life Story Challenge with Two Writing Teachers. For this challenge I will be attempting to write a “Slice of Life” post each day in the month of March and each Tuesday after that. My New Favorites Things are coming fast and furious these days… New Favorite Quote:  “The…

[SOLSC], Tweet Speak

Writing a post in 140 character segments. @Dad wonders if severe  word limits diminish communication.  #solvingworldproblemsoverdinner He suggests brevity isn’t always preferred. I say synthesis is a higher order thinking skill.  #dadsfirstfishtaco #macandcheeseforme Language is an act of negotiating meaning,  he says. I wonder, isn’t that what we do here? Negotiate meaning in a small…