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Navigating Minefields on Social Media

Used in a responsible way, social networking can have tremendous benefits for teenagers and adults like. But the potential drawbacks of careless, irresponsible, or reckless use are very real. 280 more words

Upper School

Claus and Effect

I actually wrote this story when I was a senior in high school. In the spirit of the season, I felt it fitting to publish. 2,168 more words

Essay

Bathroom Jokes Aren't Always Intentional

I know I’m supposed to be writing a series on universal pedagogical practices, but something so funny and so quintessentially middle school happened today that I just had to share: 141 more words

Teach

Dork Diaries: How to dork your diaries by Rachel Renee Russell

Bibliographic Information:

Russell, R. (2012 ). Dork Diaries: How to dork your diaries.

Plot Summary:

Like most little kids, Nikki Maxwell has been writing in a diary since the start of the school year, and she usually takes it everywhere she goes. 421 more words

English

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

Bibliographic Information:

Spires, A. (2014). The Most Magnificent Thing. Kids Can Press: U.S.

Plot Summary:

Our story begins with a little girl who wants to create “the most magnificent thing.” With the help of her trusty partner (her dog) she begins gets to work. 411 more words

Pleasure Reading

Drama By Raina Telgemeier

Bibliographic Information:

Telgemeier, R. (2012). Drama. Graphix/Scholastic Inc: New York, NY.

Plot Summary:

Callie and her friends are typical middle school students. Through Drama, they experience the embarrassments and awkward moments that fill a teenager’s life. 414 more words

Pleasure Reading

Cat and Mouse in a Haunted House by Geronimo Stilton

Bibliographic Information:

Stilton, G. (2000). Cat and Mouse in a Haunted House. Scholastic Inc: New York, NY.

Plot Summary:

Geronimo Stilton is a well-known little mouse. 513 more words

Pleasure Reading