Saturday, October 5, 2013

Halfway down the stairs is a stair where I sit. There isn't any other stair quite like it. A.A.Milne

Personal, private spaces and places are important to all of us.  We have lots of nooks and crannies to hide away at home.......quiet places to come back to  every now and then when we need to refuel.  But what about the classroom?  Most classrooms are crammed with furniture, books, desks, shelves, and way way too much stuff on the walls. 

Is there a place in the corner of your classroom where you can create a safe getaway place for a student who needs some peace and quiet?  You could put A.A. Milne's poem ("Halfway Down" from When We Were Very Young) on a shelf nearby where "all sorts of funny thoughts can run round your head!"   Better yet, put nothing at all nearby.  Quiet time for quiet reflection.

Find your quiet time and place today and let go of some of your worries.  If you need to take some time off in coming weeks, check out my full day plans for sub teachers.   With all the products now available on, you no longer need to spend long hours planning for a sub.

Be well today and always,

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