Would you like a quick idea to start the year that will help to make your classroom more efficient and even safer? My fourth-grade students taught me this time-saving safety trick several years ago. Continue reading “An Orderly Classroom is Child’s Play with One Simple Secret”
Watch out! The collecting bug will bite you without warning! I first learned about Depression Glass several years ago, when I was invited to attend an informal talk with friends. I had no idea what Depression Glass was and had only a passing interest in the subject of the lecture. I only went in order to spend some time with my friends. Little did I know that I was about to be bitten hard with a lifelong love of this beautiful glassware!
Pastel pinks, greens, yellows, and even blues dazzled like jewels on our hostess’ table! The patterns were captivating. Glittering glass bowls, plates, and candlesticks embedded with loops and swirls, delicate flowers, and joyful dancing girls – it was hard to believe such beautiful items were once dime store giveaways! Continue reading “Falling in Love with Depression Glass”