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Be a traveler, not a tourist.

December 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Art, Education, Museums, Musings, Teaching & Learning, travel

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”  G.K. Chesterton   Just a couple of months ago, in September, hubby and I enjoyed an amazing trip with Odysseys Unlimited to Eastern Europe.  I had wanted to post each day while on our trip, but evening tiredness, and really […]

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Children and electronics

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Children, Education, family, Grandparents, Musings, Play

I’d like to get a longer post together with some research supporting why it’s really important for parents to control the amount of screen time their young children are exposed to in their early learning years. In the meantime, please consider listening to or reading this excellent opinion piece from Paula Poundstone on Electronics and […]

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A Medieval Castle in Pastels

February 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Art, Education, Lesson Learned, Musings, photo of the week, retirement, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Lesson learned:  Put something on your bucket list that you never would have thought of! In October 2014 (see my previous posts about this trip), hubby and I went with Odysseys Unlimited to tour parts of Portugal and northern Spain.  One of my favorite spots, early in the trip, was the town of Obidosh.  A […]

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8 and 7 and doors

May 25th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Education, Musings, photo of the week, retirement

Here’s the door to my college office.  In a couple of days all of my treasures will come down, the room will be boxed up and emptied, and someone else will make it their work place.  It’s been a good office.  I won’t miss it.  

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15, 14, 13 and grading.

May 19th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, Teaching & Learning, time, Work

Grading.  Need I say more?  To some, yes.  So I guess I will. If we had authentic situations in place to allow students to demonstrate their knowledge in other ways than on a piece of paper, grading would be a whole different game.  And, that is what it is.  A game.  At worst.  At best, […]

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