Giving · Musing · Reading

Monday Minutiae – 03.08.2021

Cross-Curricular Studies A couple of weeks ago, we passed the 500,000 mark of those in the US who have died from the coronavirus, and the response from Texas and Mississippi was, yep, we're opening up 100% without any restrictions. It feels like a big "f*ck you" to all of those deaths. And I've been wondering… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 03.08.2021

Reading

Janet’s Reading Stats: 2018 in Review

If I were one to have a “number of books read” goal, 2018 probably would have been a banner year for me. I read 115 books! Not like I have to qualify my reading or anything, but to make some people feel better, I read many children’s chapter books, which are 15-30 minute reads, so… Continue reading Janet’s Reading Stats: 2018 in Review

Learning · Musing · Reading

Monday Minutiae – 4/30/18

 Cooperative Learning When critics say that kids - students - don't understand what they're protesting or that they can't possibly be mature enough to know their own minds, I want them to meet the 3rd grade student at one of the schools I work at and see his intelligent, mature, and compassionate behavior. Student A… Continue reading Monday Minutiae – 4/30/18

Reading

Recent Reads and Recs: July 2012 Edition

Brief thoughts on books you may or may not want to explore on your own. ADULT NONFICTION Bossypants, by Tina Fey  I’m not a huge non-fiction reader at all, and increasingly less so if the non-fiction book in question is a memoir. Not that Fey’s book quite falls squarely into this category, but I’d say… Continue reading Recent Reads and Recs: July 2012 Edition