Tag Archives: school

Pinching myself.

Summer’s grand. It’s taken me awhile to believe that it’s really here, but I think I’ve finally come to terms with it.  Staying in bed until ten this morning helped a lot. The month of April was a whirlwind of … Continue reading

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Patience and Paper Football: My illusions of classroom management grandeur get sacked.

Why do we always scheme to contain the disruptive kids?  I mean, it’s a noble goal, but maybe we’re going at it from the wrong angle.  I don’t want to “contain” any of my students. I want to make them … Continue reading

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Standing under a clear sky in rain boots.

I’ve been stressing about school again.  And you’re shocked, I know.  But I promise I won’t be as long-winded about it this time as I was a week ago.  I shouldn’t be taking a break from my studying to blog … Continue reading

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