Category Archives: education

A Letter

TweetLaylee’s been learning about letter writing at school. Here’s a transcription of a letter she recently wrote to her teacher: Dear Miss Snop/Rachel, I woke up early. It was 7:00. First I got dressed. Next, I looked at the clock. … Continue reading

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The Good

Tweet“Yes, I think there’s a lot to do to make quality education available and relevant to all children. Yes, I’m still trying to figure out what I can do to help. Today I’d like to focus on what’s going right. … Continue reading

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Education and You

TweetLaylee has had 2 classroom teachers and several subject specialists since beginning school 2 years ago. We have enjoyed them all. They are energetic, kind, talented educators and I think she’d move in with several of them if given the … Continue reading

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TweetI love parent/teacher conference time. I’ve loved it since I was a kid. As an elementary school student I enjoyed talking to my parents when they came home with glowing reports of my academic and social excellence. As a keener … Continue reading

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Great Job!

Tweet 10 points go to Jen @ The Short Years for guessing that the terror alert meant only that the teacher had grabbed another stamp. When Dan asked Laylee about the stamps she said, “Oh yeah. We get some kind … Continue reading

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First Grade Terror Alert

TweetI recently found a calendar in the pocket of Laylee’s school folder. It’s the folder that we use to send communications back and forth from home to the classroom. Her young, fun and perky teacher is always coming up with … Continue reading

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