Tag Archives: education

Thoughts on Kindergarten

The focus in our small town during this budget season is the possibility of moving from half-day kindergarten to full-day kindergarten. I personally went to half-day kindergarten in this town and loved it, loved my teacher, and thrived. However, I … Continue reading


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Climate Change in the Classroom ~ Green Moms Carnival

This post is my contribution to the “Greening Back to School” Green Moms Carnival, hosted by Micaela of Mindful Momma. A recent article on Think Progress, “Attacks on Science Education Intensify: ‘There Seems to be a Lynch-Mob Hate Against Any Teacher … Continue reading


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Adapting in Place – New Haven

(I’m planning to attend Friday night!)

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An Open Letter to my Alma Mater

This is a letter that I sent to Dr. Stanley F. Battle, Interim President of Southern Connecticut State University.  Dr. Battle, I graduated from SCSU in 2003 with a degree in Biology and Secondary Education, and then obtained my Masters in … Continue reading


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Island School

I’m dreaming today about my trip to the Island School back in summer of 2007.  You can read the whole post about it here.  I just want to share some pictures… Snorkeling… this was our “morning exercise” on the first … Continue reading


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