The moment

The other morning, as I stood on my paddleboard something unique happened. I want to try to explain it without sounding pretentious or silly or like an ad for a wellness retreat. I also know there is no way to recapture that moment. I went out on the board at about 7 a.m. The water […]

“Here come bad news, talking this and that”

Given the way educators in Ontario are being treated of late (to borrow from Pharrell) it might seem crazy what I’m about to say I could not resist the chance to pick up a supply job and hang out with some amazing students and staff today. There’s nothing quite like actually being in the classroom…. I […]

Living in the moment

Originally posted on writing in the (mom)ent:
“What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. Betty Ford Botanical Gardens, Vail, Colorado Yesterday really was a “favourite” day. In working with students with autism, we often need to build a student’s repertoire of language by scaffolding skills. We use visual…