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What does Emotion have to do with Learning?

February 15, 2022

One of the aspects of education that I truly enjoy is collaboration. Through meaningful and effective collaboration, we have the chance to grow not only in our profession, but also as a person. We further and deepen our knowledge and…

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A (non-hyphenated) American history book for us all?

January 5, 2022

Do not let the title of Lynne Breen’s book How German Ingenuity Inspired America: More Fun, More Beauty, More Freedom mislead you. Yes, it is a definitive book on the influence and impact that Germans and German-Americans have the fabric…

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Yesteryears with Eric Carle and the German connection

December 29, 2021

I read constantly across all genres and topics, both fiction and non-fiction. In short, I enjoy reading. I enjoy discovering something new, and I especially enjoy learning about new places and people. With this in mind, I thought I would…

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A few links as a starting point

November 27, 2021

Recently, after sharing a bit about some inspiring educators in a post, I had some inquiries about what other educators and resources that I find useful.Below you will find links to some worth-while blogs, other websites, and their resources. This…

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A bit about a few educators that I met along the way.

November 11, 2021

As I wrote in a previous entry, I do not know where I would be today without fellow educators, who shared their insights, talents and personal stories of struggles and successes. So, I thought I would take a moment to…

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I am not supposed to be writing this today.

October 22, 2021

I am not supposed to be writing this today. I did not go to school to become a teacher; I had other plans. I was going to travel and rise through the ranks of international business. I had it all…

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