Originally posted on My Island View:
Every educator knows what their school is like, but few really understand what Twitter is like. The Twitter experience, like school, is different for everyone. One’s contribution to the effort in either of these endeavors has a great deal to do with producing the outcomes. Simply put, the more…

This is a great post from the Herding Cats blog on using the word retarded! Being Retarded

In light of the New Year, I have been working hard to give my room (and all other rooms in my house I claim as my own) a new start.  I’ve been cleaning closets, crawling under the bed, vacuuming, reordering, and repurposing. Repurposing.  Personally, I don’t think repurposing is the best word those in charge […]

I have always been a people watcher.  Maybe it’s a little bit creepy, but give me a bench on Comm. Ave. and a coffee and I will sit there for hours watching the people walk by.  I could never put my finger on it, the reason I was so drawn to people watching until recently.  […]

Many people say that the most important things they learned in life were learned before they could read. I think reading is pretty important, but I agree that we can all learn some valuable lessons by going back to preschool. You don’t have to spend the rest of your days finger painting to gain the […]

When I was in preschool, I remember telling my mom that I was going to be a kindergarten teacher.  I’m not quite sure what about that profession (and yes, teaching is a profession) attracted me, I just knew that I was going to spend my life in education.  Maybe my older friends told me stories […]