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About Lori H Rice

Lori Rice is a fourth-grade teacher at West Elementary in Wamego, Kansas, who has taught K-2 reading as well as kindergarten, first grade and fourth grade since 1996. She has a passion for creativity, learning, questioning and the whole child. Her classroom is a place of acceptance and celebrating differences.

Teach From the Heart

1 Samuel 16:7: "The Lord does not see what man sees.  While man looks at the outward appearance, the Lord looks at the heart."  Teaching is personal. Teaching is tireless and endless.  We get the best gift a parent can give us, their child, and we are trusted to move them forward on their path [...]

By |2017-02-06T21:56:20-05:00February 9th, 2017|Elementary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who is the Teacher: School or Family?

I saw a discussion post on Facebook the other day about education.  No surprise.  Everyone went to school, everyone has learned something in their life, so everyone has an opinion. Parents are passionate about their kids and have opinions about all things school.  This discussion, however, was a newer one to me.  It was about [...]

By |2017-01-09T23:36:52-05:00January 11th, 2017|Current Events in Education, Featured, Parents|0 Comments

Dear President Elect Trump, From Your Teachers

It is American Education week.  This event is an honor given to teachers one week a year by the National Education Association since 1921.  The message this year is about empowering educators, students, and schools across the nation.  Educators have been long ignored as experts in education.  Empowerment is a timely message this week as we [...]

By |2016-11-17T11:00:20-05:00November 17th, 2016|Common Core, Current Events in Education|0 Comments

Let them Be Children

Today at a meeting we discussed the inhibition of children.  Little children.  Children who have not started school yet.  The rawness of their play and emotions.  Think about watching a young child play or react or do anything.  They give 110% of themselves to the event.  In play that looks like imagination and sounds and [...]

By |2016-11-01T13:43:19-04:00October 21st, 2016|Child Development, Elementary, Opinion|0 Comments

Print Resources: Great Tools for Kids

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scholastic News for Grade 4.  All opinions are 100% of this teacher. It is always exciting when you can bring the world into your classroom.  There are a million things out there to use, but as all educators know, some are better than others. [...]

By |2016-11-01T13:43:32-04:00October 17th, 2016|Elementary|0 Comments
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