Every year for more than a few, the evening before Thanksgiving some of us girls gather for a gab-fest, glass of wine, and listening to the Sound of Music soundtrack. Our purpose for getting together is to peel the vegetables for Thanksgiving dinner. How many pounds of potatoes and carrots are peeled depends entirely on … Continue reading Peel-a-PaLooza
I'm not sure if there is much that easy about being a teacher, these days or when I was in a classroom in 1987! That year I was a fourth grade teacher in a Catholic school in Riverside. There were 32 kids in the class...crazy, right?! I got the job the day school started. My … Continue reading Tales of a Fourth Grade…Something!
Over the past several weeks, but in particular the past four days, you may have seen in the news that many Head Start classrooms across the country have closed as a result of sequestration. Classrooms equal about 18 to 20 kids per room, which for us amounted to 127 kids that will not be able … Continue reading Preschool Teachers–I Couldn’t Do It Everyday