I wear multiple “hats” if you will. Mom, wife, researcher, collaborator, teacher, mentor, sister, daughter, granddaughter, aunt, to name a few. In each of these roles, I am asked to communicate, to lead, to converse, and to do. Often all I want is to just be. In drawing inward I find a great sense ofContinue reading “Being while doing.”
Category Archives: Inspiration
Time and space.
Taking time. Creating space. To be. To wonder. In this space. I am. With nothing more. Nothing less. Noticing the incessant voice. That calls otherwise. Noticing and being OK with what is. This is the practice. Waking to a call from somewhere that feels outside of myself. Yet deep inside I am called from within.Continue reading “Time and space.”
Across all of my research I seek to better understand students’ meaningful learning of mathematics and the nature of supports for that learning. Lately I’ve been playing with new framings of ideas, pushing the boundaries of my comfort zone. Below is a list of my current projects (and the stage they are in, last updatedContinue reading “Current Projects.”
Dr. Nicky. The Scientist.
For a while now, perhaps ever sense I was introduced to a “lab” model of scientific and education research, I’ve wondered, what is a lab? How do I build my own “lab”? In working on this, I came to the following conclusions: I am the leader of my own lab. My lab is focused onContinue reading “Dr. Nicky. The Scientist.”
Meaning involves… Creation. Interpretation. Connection.
I don’t always get it right.
Where does it come from?
Guided by a sense of purpose.
I create. I express. I meditate. I am.
To harness the creativity.
And propel it forward and out.
To give life to ideas.
Grounded in love.
Writing and mindfulness.
Writing is a practice that must be cultivated through dedicated practice.
Caught in the middle.
Do you see that? Do you see how I was stuck, and how I turned to writing as a release and way to make sense of my experience?
Advocating for what matters.
It is time to take a stance. To let your voice be heard. What matters to you? Be aware of it. Share your ideas with others. And do something about it.