Tag: The Foxfire Approach

  • I saw a red tailed hawk

    Bird Droppings January 17, 2012 I saw a Red Tailed Hawk   As I look at that statement it is meaningless for many, a red tailed hawk crossed my path as I traveled yesterday flying across the road landing in a tree. Behind our house since we moved in a pair of hawks has hunted […]

  • Trying to understand friendship

    Bird Droppings January 16, 2012 Trying to understand friendship   Today I get to sit home although I will probably shortly run by the school and catch up on various things. Being out of synch on a Monday holiday getting up a bit later than I usually do, I generally start each morning with writing, […]

  • Testing testing testing is it needed

    Bird Droppings January 15, 2012 Testing testing testing is it really needed   I was reading in some older National Educators newsletters several key articles both of which dealt with assessment. I have for many years tried to reflect on my own progression in terms of assessment. During the past ten years at two different […]

  • A tapestry woven as a spider spins a web

    Bird Droppings January 14, 2012 A tapestry woven as the spider spins “For certain fortunate people there is something that transcends all classifications of behavior, and that is awareness, something which rises from the programming of the past, and that is spontaneity; and something that is more rewarding than games and that is intimacy. But […]

  • Whose job is it to find the door?

    Bird Droppings January 13, 2012 Whose job is it to find the door?   I enjoy arriving at school while the stars are still shining overhead providing me with significant quiet time to ponder my day ahead and previous. I was thinking back a few years to when my son would ride to school with […]