Samantha Smith Elementary

Sammamish, WA — My visit to Samantha Smith Elementary yesterday started magically . . . in the fog:IMG_5283 Continue reading


Ben Franklin Elementary

Kirkland, WA — Today I had one of the most amazing school visits ever. And it had nothing to do with me.

First, there was the beautiful building, as I’ve now come to expect in Google/Microsoft/Nintendo country:IMG_5170 Continue reading

Horace Mann Elementary

Redmond, WA — I have a full week of school visits here, in the hometown of Microsoft and Google and a sqillion smart kids everywhere. I was at another beautiful school today, Horace Mann Elementary. And here is my wonderful and gracious host, Colette Weber, welcoming me to her library this morning:IMG_5078Don’t you just love that fish??? Continue reading