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that's what you taught me

I never meant to be a teacher.

Fifteen years ago, I sat in an interview with the head of the English Department of a large public high school in an elite suburban district south of Boston for a job I knew I wouldn’t secure.  602 more words

Teacher (wo)man

Isolation in Rural Alaska

The other week was really hard for me emotionally. When Nathan was interviewing for the job here, the district was really insistent that we understand how isolated it was here. 911 more words

Bush Life

Getting to Know: Lauren Wentworth - STEM Academy Guidance Counselor

By Gil Newton

One of the new positions in the STEM Academy is that of school counselor for 7th and 8th graders.  Lauren Wentworth holds a M.Ed. 267 more words

STEM Academy

Light the night

This will be forever the night I met new friends and had some good conversation at the beach. We relaxed by the ocean waves and enjoyed being young but old enough to be independent and by the beach at night. 148 more words


Getting to Know: Gretchen Phillips, Wing School Librarian

Gretchen Phillips is the new H.T. Wing School Library Media Specialist. She is a familiar face at Wing, having worked as an Intervention ESP, and long term sub in Kindergarten. 237 more words

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Getting to Know: Lani Pillarella, P/T Math Interventionist at Forestdale

Lani Pillarella is the new Part-Time Math Interventionist at Forestdale, working with Sarah Murray and Kelly Hart to support students mathematics. Ms. Pillarella just received her master’s degree in Elementary Education from Bridgewater State University, and did some practicum and observation work Forestdale.   353 more words

Elementary Schools

Maple Leaf Dream October 9, 2014 Thursday

I’m feeling better today! I haven’t solved my problem yet, but I’m fine. Yesterday I went to bed early, and I got some rest. I had a good night’s sleep! 309 more words