Daily Archive: September 5, 2008

The Power of Writing


Today, as students were coming into the building and teachers were greeting them, I witnessed the following interaction in the first grade hallway: A little girl stops in front of her teacher and… Continue reading

Educational Policy on Poetry Friday


The Conventions are over. As Americans, we’ve heard a lot of rhetoric and many attacks — on both sides. I feel each of us, as teachers, must inform ourselves about the educational policies… Continue reading

Photo Fridays: Captured by this Scene


Patriotic Farm in Lincoln, RI Originally uploaded by teachergal Lincoln, RI is one of the most rustic-feeling locations I’ve encountered since I moved to Rhode Island last summer. I had the chance to… Continue reading