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A week at Summer Camp

I am happy to be teaching at The Grammar School’s Summer Camp in Putney, Vt., for the week. Working with kids 5-13, we are experimenting with the cyanotype process, going on photo scavenger hunts, and more.


Falling Out of Love

My previous post detailed the joys of running and writing and training with your athletes in the same way you would write along with your students. 745 more words

Teaching And Learning

Faith vs. Evidence

I taught a lesson that haunted me for 48 hours.

One of my hardest working college students shut down in his lesson. I asked him if everything was going okay in his life and he admitted to me that he was feeling defeated, that maybe this wasn’t what he was meant to do,  maybe he should have worked harder before he started this degree. 1,427 more words

Miranda Writes Blog

UHI Archaeology Institute lecturer recognised in student awards.

Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon has been ‘Highly Commended’ by students studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute for her work as research and dissertation supervisor. 

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My Students Tried to Be the IRS

I am a private person. I don’t like pictures of myself. I give my phone number out very sparingly. I have used exactly one real picture of myself for my Facebook profile. 676 more words


Sweet Surrender: Celtic Thought

I’m still in London, and today for some reason I was up before sunrise, but it was good to do.

‘Amor vincit omnia, et nos cedamus amori.

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Christian Thought

Listen Up!

The first day of my summer break, I attended an English teacher conference in Texas with Gena, one of my besties. We drove down the night before, so we would be ready for a full day at the North Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts ( 782 more words