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Music to My Ears

October 15th, 2019

I had a horrible day, Why? Didn’t you like your lunch? No, I didn’t get to work with my friends. Silence Wait, you worked with me. I’m your friend. Oh yeah, I forgot. Lower El students at dismissal I take great delight in listening to children’s interactions and conversations throughout the day. My office is […]

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Too Much Stuff?

October 3rd, 2019

Lost and Found There was probably a time when Lost and Found was an appropriate name for the pile of clothing, lunchboxes, socks, water bottles, and other miscellaneous items sitting at the bottom of the stairs. As I travel up and down to the Community Room, my attention is often drawn to the growing pile, […]

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Start talking, please!

September 6th, 2019

The development of language is part of the development of the personality, for words are the natural means of expressing thoughts and establishing understanding between people.                                                                                 Maria Montessori Have you noticed people are talking less to one another? Inside (stores, airports, offices, restaurants) and outside (walking to and from buildings, sidewalks, parks, parking lots), […]

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Transitions

August 29th, 2019

Here we go … back to school! The one thing we can always count on is change. No matter how hard we try to keep things the same, change happens. We begin, we finish, and we begin again. From birth onward, we experience continuous physical change. Mental, emotional and spiritual change occurs in tandem as […]

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When Do We Stop Learning?

August 22nd, 2019

TIME

May 14th, 2018

Whether we are parents or teachers, guiding and raising children can prove to be confusing, overwhelming and frustrating. We often believe children require a new or different set of management skills that are outside of our expertise. We feel lacking or limited in our capability and effectiveness.  Sometimes, the harder we try, the harder it […]

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Our Daily Doing

May 3rd, 2018

When I was a child, Saturday was a “doing” day. Everyone had a job (or two or three) and Saturday morning was our designated time to get our work done. What kind of work did we do? Strip the sheets off our beds, vacuumed, emptied the wastebaskets, cleaned the bathroom sinks and counters, ironing, dusting, […]

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Grandparents in Family Life

April 26th, 2018

“Cherish your human connections – your relationships with friends and family.”                                                                                         […]

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The 7 C’s

April 13th, 2018

It’s Spring – or at least it is trying to be Spring! I find this is a good time of year to pull the 7 C’s out of the closet and freshen up my thinking. I started using different versions of the 7 C’s over 20 years ago when I read an article about Mihaly […]

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Sharing

December 11th, 2017
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The love of one’s environment is the secret of all man’s progress and the secret of social evolution. It becomes manifest in people who have survived life’s vicissitudes, who have been able to keep their integrity, or who have rediscovered such integrity in themselves.                           […]

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