Marji Laine

I Love a Good Mystery!


New Tools

PrintAs an educator, I always believed that the most important thing that a teacher could have is a tool belt of all sorts of ideas to help kids learn. Like a handyman’s tool belt has the right tool for the job, so the teacher had to find the right motivation to stimulate the process for each resistant learner.

And so is true for me this month. Not a resistant learner, but a stressed out and Continue reading


Favorites from 2013

Before I refocus—Out with the Old, In with the New—my blog for 2014, I thought it might be beneficial to revisit 2013 for some of my favorites! Books, songs, movies, TV shows, outings, and random goofiness are all listed below. Cue up Julie Andrews. These are a few of my favorite things! (Oh and all of the pictures are links for more information!) Continue reading