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Nov 25 Human Relations Class and Ferguson

In the training as a teacher in the college I attended, we were required to take human relations classes. As teachers, we were expected to know how to defuse anger, to handle flaring emotions, to deal with controversy. 406 more words

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Week 45 - Nov. 24 Ella’s Play Time

Ella sits and stares at spots on the floor. She’s waiting for something to move, something to pounce on and demolish.

But then, Ella just isn’t really that kind of cat. 683 more words

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Nov 23 Obscure Football Bowl Games

With the Minnesota Gophers football team headed to a very good record this year, and therefore, a very good shot at a well-known bowl game, the TV talking heads have quit surmising about the Gophers penchant for getting selected for such small time bowl games – particularly the Music Bowl in Nashville. 459 more words

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Nov 22 - Names, Names, Names

Nov 22 – Names, Names, Names

In 34 years of teaching and in almost 61 years of living, there are so very many names that have crossed my path. 583 more words

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Nov. 21 The Amazingness of the Piano

A piano is an amazing thing . . .  A Marvel to Behold.

At least, it serves as furniture.  At the most, it is a musical instrument that can stir souls. 511 more words

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Hola Bitches!

UM – The protesters — led by the activist group By Any Means Necessary — issued a set of demands, including doubling underrepresented minority student enrollment, adopting a version of a Texas plan offering admission to anyone finishing in the top 10% of his or her high school class in Texas, having on-site admissions enrollment in Detroit’s high schools, and creating a special scholarship for undocumented students… 70 more words

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Nov. 20 Meanwhile, Down in the Parkville School Gym

There we all sat.  It’s the last day of school before Christmas break, and the entire student body of the Parkville elementary school are sitting in the basement gym, getting ready for the annual Christmas treat. 933 more words

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