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A Little Class Appreciation Post

It has been just over a year since I started teaching 1st and 2nd grade on Sunday mornings at church. A couple of weeks ago, I got a new batch of innocent, impressionable little humans. 831 more words

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The Messy Business of Teaching Science

“It didn’t go like I wanted it to.”

The tears were streaming down her face before she even sat down.

A half hour earlier, I received an email from Marshall: “Are you in your office? 656 more words

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It's What's on the Inside that Counts

Reading the news these days is heart breaking. Especially with what is happening with racism in the United States.  Now is an important time as ever to be an educator. 430 more words

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Staff asked to come up with another way to relieve crowding at Boca school

UPDATE:  District staff will go back to the drawing board to come up with another alternative to relieve crowding at Calusa Elementary – and the plan is likely to involve more students in the shuffle. 451 more words

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Staff asked to come up with another way to relieve crowding at Boca school

UPDATE:  District staff will go back to the drawing board to come up with another alternative to relieve crowding at Calusa Elementary – and the plan is likely to involve more students in the shuffle. 451 more words

Close Encounters of the Alumni Kind

When I was a student, I would see my teachers outside of school quite a bit. The fact that I was from a small town with one mall and two grocery stores was the main reason; there were relatively few places to go so you were bound to see people you knew. 321 more words

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Original Pronunciation

How true do your vowels have to be? I often pick my students up on their ‘non-English’ vocalisation, where they approximate English vowels to whatever seems closest in their native tongue. 273 more words

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