Tagged with Valentine’s Day

I Love You More Than Moldy Ham. . .

I Love You More Than Moldy Ham. . .

You know I’ve been spending time with pre-adolescents when a book titled I Love You More than Moldy Ham sets me chortling in the bookstore aisle. The book, targeted at primary grade students, tells the story of a young monster who trudges through swampland to gather ingredients for a special dinner for his mom. It … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day: Creatively Speaking

Valentine’s Day: Creatively Speaking

It’s time again for hearts and chocolate, poetry and romance—or what passes for romance in elementary schools. Perhaps it’s because those of us in the north are anxious to think about anything other than snow, rather than any great educational import, but many school halls are full of valentines these days. And lots of older … Continue reading

LOVEly Flexible Thinking for Valentine’s Day

LOVEly Flexible Thinking for Valentine’s Day

I just couldn’t resist. I’m not sure why all the schools I’ve ever worked in so totally embraced Valentine’s Day, but they have. (I suspect it may be because I’ve always worked in areas with cold winters and by February we’re all pretty stir crazy, but be that as it may….) Here is an assortment … Continue reading