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Review: THRIVE: 5 WAYS TO (RE)INVIGORATE YOUR TEACHING by Meenoo Rami

I’ve read quite a bit lately about the many issues plaguing education. What a refreshing change to read a book by an author who understands all of that, sees through the morass, and cares enough about her profession to help … Continue reading

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End of First Quarter: What I’ll Miss and What I Won’t

This is my final year at the school where I’ve worked for the last 27 years. With some regularity, people say to me, “Aren’t you glad you’re leaving?” The answer is not as simple as Yes or No. Yes, I’ll … Continue reading

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Un-send! Un-send!

Raise your hand if you wish your email had an Un-send option. OK. You can now all put down your hands. I’ve sent accidental emails, blank emails, half-finished emails, emails to the wrong people, emails to the right people plus … Continue reading

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Writers Week XVIII: Let’s Roll

Writers Week XVIII starts at our school in, oh, a little less than ten hours, and I’m thrilled to see a student posting this on Twitter tonight: “Honestly excited for school this week #ww18” That’s what it’s all about: pairing … Continue reading

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Mark Twain Is Right, Again!

Maybe no one will mind if Mark Twain leads off this blog post: “Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. Simply suppose you were a member of Congress. And … Continue reading

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