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45 and the next generation of teachers

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Education, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning

Last night I went to the Greenfield Center School‘s Variety Show.  I was witness to the most talented, creative and lovely acts ever – musical acts put together by children of all ages, and in many cases written by them.  They played and sang music with each other, with family members, and with their teachers.  […]

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60 and teacher education

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Education, Musings, My Goals, retirement, Teaching & Learning, time, Work

Today, as I stood on a playground (thank goodness I chose my winter coat and gloves today) observing a student teacher, I did feel sad at this part of my work that I will no longer do.  I estimate that I’ve been part of upwards of 125 early childhood teachers educational journeys.  It’s certainly more […]

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64, 63 and the ballet

March 30th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Art, Children, Dance, Learning Spanish, Musings, My Goals, Teaching & Learning, time, Work

There are so many thoughts so often during the day now as I look ahead to retirement.   I really should begin to say retirement from this work/job.  I’ve a million ideas of things to do, and no clear vision as to which one or more I might or should focus on.  Some of the thoughts […]

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67, 66, and 65….children singing

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Musings, Play, retirement, Teaching & Learning, Work

A perfect example of how fast a week goes by when it’s filled with teaching classes, grading work, advising students, and dealing with the politics of an organization! The best part of the week, and a nice something to be leaving this work with:  I was supervising a student teacher at a local child care […]

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70 and memories of old..

March 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, family, Grandparents, Musings, retirement, time

I really had to reflect upon the passage of time today.  Retirement is not only about moving on from this phase of my career and professional life, but I came to realize this morning that it has to be as well a reflection on the passage of time. Early this morning, I got up to […]

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