So Much for a Soft Landing

I meant to take it easy on my kiddos today. I really did. They’re just coming back from break, and I was fully prepared for a slow start to ease them back into big ideas, big thinking. It all started when I realized we needed to finish up our conversation about Dr. Seuss’s allegory YertleContinue reading “So Much for a Soft Landing”

On Feeling (not) Useful

Well, it certainly has been a while since I’ve stopped by. I felt the pull to write once again as I am watch my fifth graders craft allegorical stories. Funny thing is, they’re the same group who formed trusted reader circles in fourth grade. And here they are, working with a new set of trustedContinue reading “On Feeling (not) Useful”