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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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1 – and done

May 31st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Musings, My Goals, retirement, Work

It may have begun to sink in — this retirement thing — I realized this afternoon that I no longer work for a living! Commencement was delightful.  The weather was especially beautiful today – always a good thing when you have wool regalia to wear for three hours.  It’s always rewarding to watch students I’ve […]

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2 and tomorrow

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, family, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, time, Work

It’s tomorrow.  Commencement, and the date when I am officially retired! Funny thing is that I still have tasks to accomplish.  Please don’t ask about the paperwork that I think is completed — thank you especially to the hubby who got me through most of it.  I have an Incomplete grade which means there’s a […]

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6, 5, 4 and paper

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Books, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, Work

I spent yesterday sorting and packing my office.  I have to admit I had a pretty decent file system going – there were days when I felt I couldn’t find anything, but as I pulled files and placed in recycle, shread, keep or give away piles, I have to admit to being impressed with myself.  […]

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9 and grades are in…

May 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, time, Work

Although even at the end of this semester, like several others in my career at the community college, my grades are in, but…. I had one student who had a baby about three weeks ago, and although she had hoped to complete all of the requirements, she was unable to get the large curriculum project […]

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