Monthly Archives: June 2013

Kat Camp- Day Four

I took a class a few months ago titled “Brain Based Education.”  The class was centered on the idea that effective instruction works with the makeup of the brain, utilizing varying methods of teaching to ensure that different parts of … Continue reading

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Kat Camp- Day Three

I had a teaching seminar this past weekend.  The topic was “Setting Up for a Great School Year.”  It wasn’t the best seminar I have ever been to, but I there were a few moments that offered inspiration.  The woman … Continue reading

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Kat Camp- Day Two

Today was day two of Kat Camp.  I taught the same lesson to a mostly new group of kids- my sons had to hear the same lesson twice.  I wondered if they would be bored by this repetition, but they … Continue reading

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Kat Camp- Day 1

I was the sole adult among eight preschoolers today, and lived to tell the tale! It is kind of interesting to me, because one of the mothers of the kids I watched today, I had not seen in quite some … Continue reading

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Let Maui In

48 hours ago, I was driving to the airport for my return flight from Maui.  I hadn’t been to Maui since I honeymooned there almost eight years ago.  I remember that trip as five of the most peaceful and relaxing … Continue reading

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