Silence. It is the other side of talk. It is the back board of listening. When we are silent it opens up our mind to what is going on around … Continue Reading The Art of Listening
Today I had the privilege of listening to Bill Meyer tell his powerful story. He is a survivor of the Holocaust. He is the fourth Holocaust survivor I have heard speak … Continue Reading A Slice + Some.
“Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” My high school History Teacher, Tom Wilcox, didn’t originate that phrase, but he repeated it to us quite a few … Continue Reading WN ENTRY: What do we do when we find ourselves repeating history?
We did a Poetry Pass for the first time during Interactive Read Aloud yesterday. I wanted to do it so that I could get the kids writing about a ‘heavy’ … Continue Reading Poetry Pass in Interactive Read Aloud
Staying with the voice/silence theme my class has begun to think about during our Interactive Read Alouds, I give you this poem by Pastor Martin Niemöller on the first Poetry … Continue Reading Voice/Silence — Poetry Friday
My kids returned from lunch and recess looking like they were ready for a discussion, not a read aloud aloud. However, it was time for Interactive Read Aloud and we … Continue Reading Of course you can write!
I heard the clicking of heels on the hallway floor. The clicking was getting closer. It was Kate. She had come to talk about our upcoming Voice/Silence Interactive Read Aloud … Continue Reading Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: #31