Daily Archive: August 3, 2008

A Lot of Slow to Grow.

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I love Eve Merriam’s work. Here is one of my favorites, which I will be sharing with the teachers attending the Beginning Workshop Training that starts Monday. A Lazy Thought By Eve Merriam… Continue reading

Scheduling Time for Yourself As the New School Year Approaches

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I just finished reading the July 2008 Issue of Real Simple, which I’ve been subscribing to for years. Since I didn’t start it until AUGUST, I realized that the cover story “More free… Continue reading

The Makings of a TRUE Mentor Text

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I realize I’m a bit late to the “Those Shoes Party,” which is a touching text written by Maribeth Boelts and illustrated by Noah Z. Jones. Those Shoes was published in 2007 and… Continue reading

“Day in a Sentence”: The Release of the Sentences

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Hosting “Day in a Sentence” has given me an opportunity to view new blogs from around the country (and world). I’m thrilled Kevin gave me the chance to host it here this week.… Continue reading

Inspiration

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A couple of weeks ago I found myself in my parents’ home staring at the inside of the door jam that leads to their laundry room. It still held the markings my father… Continue reading