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Deb Lairson
Wife, Mom, Teacher, Learner, Explorer
Wife, Mom, Teacher, Learner, Explorer
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Err in Favor of the Child
When I was in Reading Recovery training, I was always so stressed about whether or not I was properly analyzing the running records.  I knew that it was very important to get it right so that I could properly discern the strengths and needs of the child.  I...

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Listening to Readers Away from the Guided Reading Table
Teachers work hard every day to know their readers.  They carefully craft guided reading plans based on what they know about the strengths and needs of the children.  They look through the guided reading books to find just the right one at the right time.  ...

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Create, Build, Wonder
I have a new job this year.  I didn't ask for the job.  I was asked to do the job.  I think the world of my principal, so how could I say no?  I am always up for an adventure or a challenge, depending on how you look at it.  :) The most exciting (and terrif...

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Slice of Life 2017!
This is my third year participating in the Slice of Life Challenge.  I didn't do a very good job of posting every day last year.  My goal this year is to actually post every single day. I love participating in the Slice of Life.  I love putting my stories t...

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Thankful for Making
When I started this adventure of teaching creativity and innovation I thought that I would be guiding young children in passion projects in grades 2-5 and providing a maker space for the little ones in k-1. I thought that the maker space made so much sense ...

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Passionate about Passion Projects
I have been teaching children about what it means to be creative and to follow their passions.  I facilitate discovery, wonder, creation, imagining.  It is amazing to me day after day after day that the children come into my room for a scant 45 minutes ever...

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New Position Requires a New Attitude
Hi everyone! I am in a brand new (freshly created) position in my school this year.  I am teaching a 4th special called "Discovery".  The idea behind this course is to help children to find what they are passionate about and to learn new things in a creativ...

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A Mind of her Own
My littlest one has had a mind of her own from the very beginning.  My sister and I would laugh because we always said that she reminded us of our grandmother.  One of the things my grandma always did when she didn't agree with you but she didn't want to sa...
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