Mary Tarashuk

We Have a Chance to Revive the Magic of Learning – Education Article

A MiddleWeb Blog We are a few weeks away from the end of the school year in New Jersey. The last ten weeks have been, to say the least, a strange experience. On March 13th I was doing what I do…getting our school day started as my crew filed in for another day of exploration in Room 4T. Now, those same little faces are looking at me through tiny rectangles on a computer screen. 4T has been transported from our…

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Bringing Symbols to Life With Fourth Graders – Education Article

A MiddleWeb Blog Every New Year I make a resolution NOT to make resolutions. Every year, I break that pledge, as the first four months of a new school year come to a close and I find myself focusing on the six months ahead of us. Focusing might not be the right choice in wording. Obsessing is more accurate when it comes to describing my own, personal growth mindset at this time of year. If I’m not careful, I can…

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