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On April 23, 2015 I received a text from our Student Government Association President, Alex Dominguez, that read:
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President Christian, a teacher from Bakersfield City School District (Owens Primary School) reached out and asked if I could help her find some community leaders to read to students on May 21 from 9:00-9:30.
The first time I intuitively felt someone dismiss picture books as only for little kids, I was genuinely surprised.
“Oh, we don’t read picture books anymore with Connor.* He’s reading chapter books on his own now.” This mother’s statement perplexed me then as it was unexpected. 830 more words
Little things can seem like insurmountable objects . . .
like navigating the NYC subway system to arrive at Teachers College EARLY! 659 more words
Today I’m in New York, slicing day 28 with Two Writing Teachers.
I left Los Angeles yesterday. Problems, worries, exhaustion, questions came with me on the plane. 262 more words