Archive for April, 2015

Branded

Posted: 28th April 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

I find the concept of personal brand quite intriguing. I will admit, in my entitled western world existence there are a few brands that make my heart go pitter patter…Kate Spade, Calvin Klein, Christian Louboutin…sigh. Despite my shoe sickness, I am actually far more interested in personal brands. With a plethora of social media sites […]

Make School Different

Posted: 22nd April 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

I was recently challenged by Aviva Dunsiger (@avivaloca).  Aviva knows that I have a hard time turning down a challenge, especially one that makes me think and reflect.  So here we are.  Donna Fry (@fryed) initially issued the call.  She had requested: “Please join us.  When it comes to education, what are 5 things that […]

The Day the Bake Sale Exploded

Posted: 18th April 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

The saying “it takes a village to raise a child” may be overused but it has endured over time because of the truth behind it.  I think those of us who are privileged to work in schools have the inside scoop on what this statement means if we look at our school as a village.  […]

Ghost Story Learning

Posted: 9th April 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

Today I had an author come visit me in my office.  This author is 5 years old and an active participant in one of our kindergarten classrooms.  My author friend showed me her latest creation:  it was a well written chapter book (Seriously.  5 years old.  I know, right?).  She had chosen to write a […]

As the Song Says, Let It Go

Posted: 6th April 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

As the mother of a nine year old, Disney-obsessed daughter, I can add “can sing all of the songs and recall significant portions of dialogue from the movie Frozen” to my dubious list of accomplishments.  Few haven’t yet been affected by the earworm-worthy “Let It Go” by now.  But if you have, have you ever […]

Criss Cross Applesauce, the Sequel

Posted: 1st April 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

Music teachers have my undying gratitude and respect. I don’t think I could ever handle being an instrumental music teacher to beginning woodwind, strings and brass players. God bless those music teachers – they are a special and hardy breed – but that amount of noise would quickly do me in, I think. But that […]