Tag Archive: learning

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

I wrote this post when I first started out as a blogger and its message is worth repeating. Illiteracy is the source of so much that is wrong with our society and there… Continue reading

Anything But Handicapped

I wanted to share a story about one of my students.  Mark was born with Spina bifida, and had nerve damage which affected his ability to walk.  He traversed from place to place… Continue reading

Washington DC’s Hidden Jewel, part 2

The Library of Congress opened in 1897, over a hundred years ago.  In that time we have had two world wars, conquered flight, sent a man to the moon and entered the computer… Continue reading

Washington DC’s Hidden Jewel

One of the things I enjoyed as a teacher was visiting places that had been discussed in books and studies with my Elementary school students.  One of the readers included a story about… Continue reading

Thinking Outside of the Box

There is nothing more heartwarming to me that running across someone who thinks outside of the box.These are people that look at the universe as their classroom and take knowledge that extra step. … Continue reading

A Closer Look

I’ll have to add another thing to the list of why I like Facebook (I think I might be gradually shifting towards being a convert).  Sometimes my Facebook friends share stories that are… Continue reading