Category Archives: teaching

INVOLVE ME

An explanation.  I took two g-granddaughters for state testing for home schoolers last week.  This was the room we entered and waited.  It’s hard to see her but there it a teacher sitting at the check in desk down at … Continue reading

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WEEKEND COFFEE SHARE

I’ve been hesitant to join a “coffee share” talk because if you happened to have coffee at my house it would be because my husband made it for you.  Can I still be your friend?  He drinks it quite regularly … Continue reading

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HEART STRINGS – Part 2

To my Children from Decades Past:  It is comforting to believe some of you remember me.  Teachers have egos too.  As I said in Part 1, I remember also.  I wish it were not so but I admit to remembering … Continue reading

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HEART STRINGS – Part 1

School has started.  Does a teacher ever not take notice of that fact as the Septembers roll  along?  The following blog was posted three years ago.  Join me in my memories. ************ To my Children in Decades Past: What a … Continue reading

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nameless

(I posted this almost two years ago. I am re-posting because I want to refer to this situation in the next few days.) ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Bell rings and children come in with news to share. “Teacher, we learned a new jump … Continue reading

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IT’S MAGIC

Her precious kindergarten face looked up at me in surprise, “It’s magic!” she said.  At her teacher’s request I had taken her to my room for a bit of one on one teaching to help out with some math readiness. … Continue reading

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MORE HEART STRINGS

The year was 1965 or 66 and I had a class of third and fourth grade students.  Our language arts lesson consisted of writing about our class.  The students dictated a paragraph which I wrote on the board.  They were … Continue reading

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ROTE TO RIOT

Perhaps I’m exaggerating by using “riot” as the opposite of rote, but from my observations, not by much.  Two illustrations from my educational experience: In high school, I was called a DAR meaning a Darn Average Raiser.  I liked to … Continue reading

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OH, TO BEGIN AGAIN!

Oh, to begin again! I’d like to teach Bible again. Life principles from the Books of the Law The Minor Prophets as applied to America God’s role and relationship with man I’d like to teach English composition again. Why grammar … Continue reading

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STRINGS TO MY HEART, Part Two

To my Children from Decades Past:  It is comforting to believe some of you remember me.  Teachers have egos too.  As I said in Part 1, I remember also.  I wish it were not so but I admit to remembering … Continue reading

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