Monthly Archives: March 2011

Delicate Balance

The recent disasters overseas got some of us talking about responsibility to safety, knowledge, and understanding, while embracing new technologies that improve human living conditions.  There are countless examples of this – vaccines, nuclear power, pesticides, cell phones, and more.  As a science teacher, a lot of this becomes topic of debates and discussions on […]

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Teachers and Treasure Hunters

  On this week’s Stroller Run, we three teachers got talking about our ultimate goal in teaching – to make connections and share treasures.  (A nod to the kids, above, for sharing their treasure of our Windy Hill hike on March 11th – a low-growing oak tree.)   I finally made the connection between the historical […]

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Teachers and Treasure Hunters

On this week’s Stroller Run, we three teachers got talking about our ultimate goal in teaching – to make connections and share treasures. (A nod to the kids, above, for sharing their treasure of our Windy Hill hike on March 11th – a low-growing oak tree.) I finally made the connection between the historical figures […]

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Volunteer Power!

When I was a teenager, I was a Girl Scout.  Clad in my sash, pins, or uniform, I volunteered almost every other weekend.  I quickly learned to pick my volunteer positions, favoring outdoor, food, or teaching events.  I had no idea all of that volunteerism would contribute to what I am today.   Volunteering is […]

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Volunteer Power

When I was a teenager, I was a Girl Scout.  Clad in my sash, pins, or uniform, I volunteered almost every other weekend.  I quickly learned to pick my volunteer positions, favoring outdoor, food, or teaching events.  I had no idea all of that volunteerism would contribute to what I am today. Volunteering is cool […]

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