Archive for September, 2015

But I Don’t Wanna

Posted: 21st September 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

I was talking to a colleague today about some of the students we tend to categorize as demonstrating non-compliant and defiant behaviour.  It got me thinking about when someone might call me one of those labels. When I think about the different roles I assume:  educator, parent, learner, administrator, child, wife, writer… There are lots […]

I Think I Found My New Box of Hugs

Posted: 8th September 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

Last week I wrote about my experience using a tangible anchor to capture an experience.  I was looking for something beyond the checklists and administrivia of a school start up to anchor the school year. How do I remember the first day of a new school year aside from bus duty, class lists and recess […]

A September Box of Hugs

Posted: 1st September 2015 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

There once was a child who was extremely energetic, considerably defiant, and who wore out my patience, energy and grasp on sanity.  Day after day this kid tired me out physically, mentally, and emotionally.  Everything I thought I knew about child behaviour and how I could (hopefully positively) influence and manage it was thrown out […]