When I was growing up in (rural-ish) central New York, we had one TV. We received 5 local stations through the antenna on the roof (abc, nbc, occasionally cbs if the wind was blowing just right, then Fox came along, and a pbs station). 933 more words
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As a young reader, I was totally confused. If you are interested you can read about my reading issues in a past blog. But more importantly and on topic for today, my comprehension only turned a corner once I slowly came to realize that if I could picture the story in my head, I understood the book or short story much better! 1,093 more words
The everyday stress of teaching students in the throes of beginning adolescence adds up over a while.
The everyday stress of living in poverty (which was about 90 percent of my students) adds up over a while. 643 more words
How often do you often run into disrespect?
And how do you feel when you do run into disrespect? How do you act?
Our principal at my middle school this last semester wisely emphasized… 1,596 more words