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Chapter Six

She was in fifth grade now. Her favorite things to do were the same then as they would be later in her life- dancing, reading, writing and learning. 1,034 more words

The Keeper

Conference Panic

It is conference time. We have organized parent packets, completed assessments to show, wrapped up our narrative writing, printed report cards, and had the children fill out a self eval. 864 more words

Be Thankful

This past week was quick and eventful. Conference time arrived in full-force, half days gave students enough time for art, short lessons, and little else, and the buzz of the holiday season gave us teachers a much-needed kick of adrenaline. 541 more words


I wrote this over a month ago, but here it is now:

Today, my boss told me he’s leaving. He came into the science classroom when I was in there alone before lunch. 625 more words

The Hobo Files

Turkey Masquerade

Before APS elementary-schoolers started the holiday break for Thanksgiving, student led parent-teacher meetings were held.  After our 4th-grader completed his meeting, we walked through the school hallways to enjoy a look at student projects posted on the walls outside classrooms. 445 more words


[room 113a] ring around the pole

I hate recess time. Yuck! Thank goodness there’s no recess today – Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Recess is just such a disaster right now because there are too many kids crammed into too small a space with not enough stuff to really entertain them. 72 more words


Sixth grade homeroom teacher in trouble for explaining to students that "naked women = money"

When a fight broke out between the students of an Aichi elementary school class, their homeroom teacher tried to defuse the situation by imparting some wisdom. 318 more words