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Success doesn’t necessarily relate to money”

I’ve had a few people recently ask me for general blogging advice. I’m always really touched when someone asks me because it’s not like I make money from it or have an exceedingly large following.

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A Tale of Two Students

For the most part I’ve kept my personal life out of this blog. For those of you who don’t know my day job is high school biology teacher. 1,233 more words


Educating Savvas Channel Intro

I have a new channel and subsequently category for this website: EducatingSavvas

This channel in part takes its name from the 1980’s movie Educating Rita, an archetype of the somewhat blander and Oedipal tourist programme, Lost in Translation. 74 more words

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Why I'll miss high school

Middle school is objectively one of the worst places on Earth. Middle schoolers are clickish, immature, and usually insecure. For me, middle school seems like a lifetime away, and that’s a good thing. 414 more words


Blogging with teens

As you may (or may not) know, I am a high school media specialist. That is, to those of my generation, a librarian. But we do a whole bunch of technology related hullabaloo, so the name is now media specialist. 851 more words


Every child is a gift

Girls are a precious gift with enormous potential, but across the world, they are generally the last to have their basic needs met and the first to have their basic rights denied.

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A MUST read...The Kitchen House

Lavinia McCarten was six years old when she was hoisted, starving, sick and near death from a ship that had sailed from Ireland to America. Having lost both of her parents on board the ship, Lavinia had to serve out the term of her parents’ service.* In the novelĀ  577 more words