I’ve waited a whole week since the massacre in Florida to post my thoughts.  I’m going to leave the gun talk to others and focus on what I know in my heart, teachers are heroes – three of the seventeen killed in Florida last week were teachers and reports are they were doing what we all know we’d do in the same situation – literally giving their lives to save.. Read More


The other day I was walking around one of the PreK classrooms I work with as the teacher sat in the middle of the room pulling students, one at a time, to work on some handwriting.  Meanwhile, the rest of the kids were engaged in play around the periphery of the room.  In the library, there was a little girl sitting on a bean bag, holding an old phone up.. Read More


As I wandered by the sandbox in PreK today, I heard the noise of sirens! Three boys were playing, there were cars, policemen, and a chase had begun. Boys: “Get the bad guy! He stole something” (noise of sirens and chasing cars) Me: What’s going on boys? Boys: The police are chasing the bad guys! He stole something! Me: Oh. a criminal, what did he do? Boys: He stole something!.. Read More