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#NaBloPoMo, Day 19: Questions excellentes

Posted on November 19th, 2015

Today at school, we talked a little bit about Paris. I showed my Grade 4s and 5s that little boy and his dad – not just because the vocabulary (très, méchant, gentil, fleurs, maison, etc.) is right on point, but because when they see a child, they instinctively relate. Two days a week, I have […]

#NaBloPoMo, Day 18: Funk & Flowers

Posted on November 18th, 2015

I haven’t been sleeping well, so today was one of those tired, foggy, grumpy days where it’s an effort to muster the teaching energy. Still, so many things to be thankful for. Today I’m grateful for: Having both my sisters, if just for a few minutes, together with me for coffee this morning. Noticing that E […]

#NaBloPoMo, Day 17: Grateful for #LoveOverFear

Posted on November 17th, 2015

Yesterday, after a weekend of global shock and grief and feverish discussion over the Paris attacks, a Toronto woman was attacked from behind by two men while on her way to pick up her children at school. They pulled violently on her head scarf, took her down and beat her up. They accused her of being […]

 
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