Tuesday, August 18, 2015

{summer learning} #sol15


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I love summer learning.

I'm reading lots of picture books with my girls.
I read two real big people books.
I have read and dipped my fingers in many PD books.
I've read a generous amount of articles and blog posts from educators I respect.
I've conversed with many educators on Twitter and participated in a handful of chats.
I attended ILA in St. Louis and also attended a four day interactive webinar last week.
I've even participated in a Voxer PD group and started another group to continue our learning.

It's been a full summer of learning and I love it.  To help keep all my learning, ideas, thoughts, suggestions and so on, I have several learning notebooks around ... I use various symbols to highlight and code my notes, like stars, hearts, dashes and arrows.

One of my daughters took notice and questioned me about my coding.  I later found a couple special notes waiting for me in my notebook to be savored for a long, long time.  (I think I see a theme emerging as well ...)

I do love summer learning. {arrows and hearts}

Photos by Michelle Nero - Compiled with Photo Grid


10 comments:

  1. Awwwww! Too, too, too sweet! I love all the hearts and arrows!

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  2. I just emailed you before seeing that you responded to my slice! And what's funnier? I was thinking about the girls!! You have been one busy lady...and I love the notes you found! xo

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  3. Your list of reading and learning is impressive. But I love, love, love the special notes. So sweet.

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  4. These are the most beautiful notebook pages I've ever seen!!! Amazing what our kids notice and mimic!! :)

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  5. Oh those girls are such sponges! They have a fabulous lead learner in their house and it shows. What a great summer of learning!

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  6. Stopping by your blog always makes me smile. Oh the joys as our children begin reading and writing. I love your notes. Hang onto them!

    I have also enjoyed learning with you this summer. Looking forward to continued conversations in the coming school year.

    Cathy

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  7. Aww...I love how you modeled learning by really doing it!

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  8. Like mother, like daughter(s)! It is so amazing the things they notice and how they follow thru. Their K teacher will have her hands full. Such precious memories these pages will bring in the years to come. Hugs. Love ya, Mom

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  9. This is so precious! And such a visual of how children pick things up from adults' habits without having to be taught directly. This was a great reminder as the school year starts to teach through example as well as through lessons.

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