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Let Me Outside!

Oh, let me outside! Outside – oh, outside!  A blue strip of sky pokes through the gray cloud with the promise of spring.  Lift me up, move me along, let me float through the clouds.  Let my mind take flight … Continue reading

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From Emotional Health to Mental Healing

“I don’t understand why we don’t consider emotional health as important as mental health!” Maggie would say to me.  “Honestly, it is just as important – if not more so.  If people were able to talk about their emotions they … Continue reading

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You made a difference.

I thought it would be like closing the page to the book – but it seems we have just begun another chapter. Wouldn’t it be nice if that happened more often – just when you think you’ve reached the end, … Continue reading

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Graduation

Well – it’s that time of year again. Graduation I’ve worked a grand total of two weeks Yet – I feel like I’ve done so much more Learning It seems there has been so much I’ve learned about I’ve lived … Continue reading

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Learning, in community, knows no limits

I got to the school early enough that it was still quiet.  Sandra caught me in the hallway. “Stacey, you have to come and see the teacher’s workroom!”  She was thrilled at the thought that I would enjoy seeing this … Continue reading

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Things Adult Students Wish Teachers Knew

I first have to acknowledge this post was inspired from a post I read this morning at http://topicalteaching.com/2014/12/15/things-middle-school-students-wish-we-knew/ My post will follow this lead. I have taught at an adult learning facility for 15 years now and these are “some” … Continue reading

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Ode to the Teachers of the Learning Centres

Dear Learning Centre colleagues: As always, I stare at this blank page and wonder how the heck I can communicate the thoughts and feelings that are tucked down inside me?  I am inspired and full of ideas.. but these days … Continue reading

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The Commonwealth Foundation Tri-Sector Dialogues

Several years ago, I was invited by a member of the Commonwealth Foundation to host the student segment of the proposed Tri-Sector Dialogues.  The intention of these dialogues was to assess what worked well in each of 14 pre-selected Commonwealth … Continue reading

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