Tag Archives: preschool

My evenings

May 12, 2008


It’s the last week of preschool* and I ‘m getting some stuff done at home. One of the things I am most thankful for is this ol’ iMac. It makes me look like a GREAT teacher! This was the first year I got my act together and sorted out (by child) the digital pictures we […]

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Backyard Birds

February 14, 2008


Y’all are going to count birds this weekend, right? You’re supposed to count ’em and send the info to www.birdcount.org so we can find out just where someone put all the birds. My students are going to look for birds at school (frozen, popsicle-like birdies) through ‘binoculars’ that we shall make from toilet paper tubes. […]

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Lovin’ the Mac

October 25, 2007


Good thing my boss doesn’t read this, or I’d make her pretty mad. She’s got this classroom rating thing that says it would be good for children to have a listening center. Phewsh. (That’s a scoffing sound.) Have you ever seen classroom listening centers? They’re nothing like they seem in the catalogs. Headphones all a-tangle, […]

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On a roll.

October 24, 2007


Ok, I’m only posting about stuff at school because that’s where all the projects are. Here is a view of the boys’ bathroom at school. The ‘new’ thing is the plant hanging on the wall. Every time I take a little guy to the bathroom, I look at that metal bar at the top and […]

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What the?

September 19, 2007


In the alley by the CDC there are two strange tufts of something.  We noticed them in the summer, when the strange green circles painted around them were much more prominent.  I’m just now getting around to posting about them, but they’re quite a mystery.  Fake grass?  Really bad fiber-optic cable?  Alien foliage?

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Just like Adam….sorta

August 30, 2007


The first week in preschool we just do things that are self-directed so that the teachers can be available for helping children who might feel sad, or need some redirection.  We’ve been stepping it up, though, and have talked about Creation, and how God created the world and people.  We’ve made some self-portraits with paper […]

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