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Wow. That was slightly anticlimactic. In school, they always taught us to open our writing with a “dynamic opening line” or something like that. I’ve written countless essays always trying my hardest to follow that rule. 938 more words


It's About Time

Summer vacation is over. School is underway. And it’s time to get back on schedule. So, what better mathy topic to talk about than time? Actually, this one is about clocks. 765 more words


Welcome to Week 3!

Hello Parents!

I hope you had a wonderful weekend! This week, we will begin differentiated homework in second grade. This means that each student in our class will still have the same expectation of homework (1 page of math and 1 page of language arts–reading comprehension this week), but the pages will look different. 90 more words


3 Graphic Novels with Girl Power

All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson (9780525429982)

The author of the popular Roller Girl returns with a book about Impy, a girl who has been homeschooled until this year. 377 more words

Book Reviews

Seven blocks of pure freedom

As published in the Providence Journal, September 17, 2017.

Three brown-bag lunches sit on the kitchen counter, each one branded with my mother’s handwriting. My older brother, Rob, will take his to La Salle Academy where he is a freshman, while my younger brother, James, and I will carry ours to Robert F. 638 more words