Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas from Santa

Thanks again to NYC Educator for this fabulous post from Santa to teachers everywhere! Merry Christmas from The Edge! Dawn Advertisements

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Christmas Will Come

I remember Santa (I found out years later it was my Uncle Don) his Santa suit covered in snow, surprising my cousin Lori and I by delivering our “Baby First Steps” to the front porch of our little blue house — and later, my brother renaming mine “Baby Last Step” as he rigged her up to tumble to the floor–from the kitchen counter. Continue reading

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Things are not what they seem….

How many times did I walk into a classroom with preconceived, or at least initial judgements about kids? How many times did they prove me right – possibly as a result of my expectations of them? How many times did they prove me wrong? Enough that I should have figured this out by now. Continue reading

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My Educator’s Christmas List

I’m dizzy with snowmen, Santas and sleds. My eyeballs are straining from glitter and flashy, shiny things. Continue reading

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Seeking to be Lost

Although technology makes it easy for those who do not like to be lost, I encourage each and every one of us to seek the discomfort once in a while. Being lost isn’t so bad. You usually learn a thing or two. Continue reading

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