Teaching Tag

#38 Mindful Human Series: Part II – Why Practicing Mindfulness Is Necessary

In Part 1 of the Mindful Human series, we imagined what the world would be like if it were filled with people who were mindful.  People who paused and responded rather than reacted. People who looked up with a kind smile for you. People who paused to understand rather than made assumptions or judged? I challenged you to decide whether to choose to be a mindful...

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#34 The Best Thing About the Last Day of Summer…

….is that you get to look forward to the first day coming again!  In between now and then, we get to enjoy the blessings of many holidays that bring so much love and joy.   No matter what your age or what you do for a living, there is nothing like the first day of school. You’ve experienced it, and whether you’ve enjoyed it or not,...

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#33 A Handful of Quiet

   I bought this lovely book a few years ago when I began teaching fifth grade.  It was my intention to kick the year off with it, but it never happened.  Being new to the elementary school environment, I was barely able to keep my head above water.  As a matter of fact, my head was never above water.  My lips were really, really close to the...

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#29 How to Be Honest & Vulnerable & Let the Help In

Two years ago I made the switch from being the Library Media Specialist in the middle school to teaching fifth grade in one of the elementary schools in our district. It was hard for many to understand the need I had for the change.  Many saw a “cushy” job and they had difficulty wrapping their heads around why I would want to leave such a...

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