Tag: Teaching

  • Caring is a very precious commodity in teaching

    Bird Droppings January 9, 2011 Caring is a very precious commodity in teaching As I am pondering my last hours before the holiday is over. The air temperature is nineteen outside and we are under a winter storm watch tonight through Tuesday morning. The anticipation of several inches of snow and up to a half […]

  • Naughty or nice

    Bird Droppings December 28, 2010 Naughty or Nice “The best portion of a good man’s life: his little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love.” William Wordsworth One day when you look back and try and remember what was that act or when, you may not remember but the person to whom that small act […]

  • Teaching can be successful

    Bird Droppings September 7, 2010 Teaching can be successful “The first object of any act of learning, over and beyond the pleasure it may give, is that it should serve us in the future. Learning should not only take us somewhere; it should allow us later to go further more easily.” Ted Sizer I received […]

  • Doing what you love is not really work

    Bird Droppings July 29, 2010 Doing what you love is not really work “To love what you do and feel that it matters, how could anything be more fun?” Katharine Graham It seems I learn something every day as I wander about the internet and books I find along the way. My life’s journey the […]

  • Can we determine worth at face value?

    Bird Droppings July 28, 2010 Can we determine worth at face value? I try not to miss too many days writing although my timing has been off sort of whenever I get a chance to sit down and write kind of thing. I am going to be working at school all day and then run […]