Monthly Archives: August 2014

Everyone Needs a Little Group Therapy

We joke in my classroom that anyone is welcome to come join our group therapy sessions at any time. Feeling sad?   Need to vent? Want some support? Come join our morning meeting!   Part of our daily routine includes a … Continue reading

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This past spring when we finally escaped the deep freeze of our long winter, my class had much welcome time exploring outside. This unstructured time was such a welcome and refreshing change from the cramped, stale classroom. A particularly resourceful, … Continue reading


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Dead Dogs, Goldfish, and Bob Marley

This year in my class, we had a lot of death going on. More than one grandparent passed away, a beloved family dog died, several of our own classroom fish perished, and while studying Jamaica and reggae music, the subject … Continue reading

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