Time Travel. Valentine’s Day.

February 15, 2020

My kids had to write a narrative about time traveling to the future as an end of unit task. Me: You will be 36 or 37 in 2050, so what are you going to do as an adult? Student 1: How old will you be? Student 2: She will probably…

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Branches. Roots. End of a Decade.

December 31, 2019

I feel like “decade” sounds a lot longer than just ten years. A decade feels a lot more like this giant tree. It’s massive. It’s a Banyan tree which means it’s all just one tree. Kinda like you and me and all our experiences over the past ten years. So…

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Our epic adventure

December 21, 2019

Teaching before any break is always very interesting. Winter break might just be the craziest time of all though. Here is a snapshot of our days… Denice during dismissal: *Do you hear that?we both start listening to her class as they break into spot Christmas caroling*Denice: what are they doing?!Me:…

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Goodbye Horton

December 21, 2019

Today was the last day before winter break. My amazing aide stopped by to bring my kids German treats. On the way out she said, “Happy last teaching day of the decade!” Crazy. End of a decade. At the start of the decade, I never thought I’d be in a…

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

December 12, 2019

This is a piece of fence that our kids brought Denice during recess. An. Actual. Piece. Of. Fence. If that doesn’t sum up the crazy of Halloween-New Year Time frame I don’t know what could…but here is a collection of questions and comments from the past few weeks. Walking in…

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