But it’s not how Sister Stefanie does it! Preparing Preschoolers for a Substitute Teacher

I am attending meetings in Erie, PA at Mount St. Benedict Monastery today and tomorrow to prepare for a gathering of the Benedictine Sisters under 55 (there’s a photo at the end of this post). I love this group of Benedictines and have been looking forward to helping get ready for the gathering. I know my students are not as happy. Continue Reading

The Great Central U.S. Shake Out

Yesterday we participated in Great Central U.S. Shake Out. We practiced – along with other organizations throughout the central U.S. – what to do in the case of an earthquake. We started the day before by talking about what we would be doing – and why – in our classroom. This drill is similar to tornado and fire drills, and, like them, runs the risk of terrifying the kids. So this is how we prepare (every time): Continue Reading