The prompt this week: Reflect on your earliest awareness of a disconnect between what the world said was okay and what you instinctively felt wasn’t right. How did you react? What action, big or small, did you take? Since then, how have your beliefs changed or stayed the same? This was difficult for me because… Read more The Isolation Journals, Prompt #102
This post is week 7 of 8 in the #8WeeksofSummer Blog Challenge for educators. Describe the mix of synchronous and asynchronous learning activities you provided during #RemoteLearning? We used asynchronous learning activities last spring for KG-grade 5. I tried only one Zoom meeting the first week of online school. That was when we were all… Read more Week 7 #8WeeksofSummer
OK, 2020 is an anomaly in more ways than one. There have been some silver linings to be sure (cooking, writing and breathing, for three). Tomorrow may be the start of another silver lining for me. Our church has developed a series of four-session skill classes for people to learn during this shutdown. The classes… Read more Singing Lessons?
This post is week 6 of 8 in the #8WeeksofSummer Blog Challenge for educators. Share your current professional goals. I enjoyed Penny’s challenging post and big idea dreams for what is happening with education. I am always excited to try new things and have always been an early adopter. However, I’m not often the innovator.… Read more Week 6 #8WeeksofSummer – Professional Goals
Last month for a poem in the Open Write, I did research about saffron crocuses. This poem resulted: Rose of Saffron Out in the open In the full sun Lies the costliest of all Spices For thousands of years It is true The Crocus Satimus corm Initiates the process First lying dormant Through the heat… Read more Beauty Hunting