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41and nature

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Children, College students, Education, Musings, Reading, retirement

It really struck me today that I’m six classes away from the end of my adult teacher education teaching career. I walked the two miles to work on a beautiful spring day enjoying the college’s many marshes and ducks coming to spend their spring with us. In early childhood curriculum class we talked about one […]

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73 and counting…

March 20th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Books, Musings, Reading, retirement, Site Seeing, Teaching & Learning, time, travel, Work

How did I get from 83 to 73?  Easy!  First, somehow I mis-counted by a few days, but more importantly, I took a break.  I went on a Spring Break trip!  Another “last,” I suppose.   I understand in retirement time runs a bit differently.  But, for this semester, I’m still on an academic calendar and […]

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Merlin speaks of learning…

October 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Musings, Quote of the Week, Reading, Teaching & Learning

“The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see […]

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100 Day Project – Day 53 – Innovators

November 7th, 2011 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Books, Children, College students, Education, Important People, Quote of the Week, Reading

100 Day Project – Day 53 – 10:14 pm “Education, for most people, means trying to lead the child to resemble the typical adult of his society…but for me, education means making creators…you have to make inventors, innovators, not conformists.”  Jean Piaget I’ve just purchased the newly published Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson  (although […]

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100 Day Project – Day 35 – Einstein

October 10th, 2011 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Books, Important People, Musings, Reading

100 Day Project – Day 35 – 9:20 p.m. Yes, that is right.  Today I’m thinking about Einstein.  I’m reading his biography.  I really enjoy biographies.  It’s a really great way to learn so much about a lot of things; not just the person the book is written about.  Of course, this assumes, a well-written […]

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