Monthly Archives: January 2015


It’s so interesting to ask seven-year olds what they think of themselves.  Sometimes they are spot on with the image they portray and other times they say something totally unexpected.  Some kids are over-confident while others are really hard on … Continue reading

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Putting It Just So

After reading the first two chapters from the book Choice Words, How Our Language Affects Children’s Learning, by Peter H. Johnston I had to stop and think for a long time about my word choice in the classroom.  I was … Continue reading

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