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Top Ten Lessons Learned: 2012-2013 Edition

For the last two years, I’ve written Top Ten Lessons Learned blog posts at the end of the school year. (You can see them here and here.) This time I’ve struggled with it. It was a rough year, really rough. From … Continue reading

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Top Ten Lessons Learned: 2011-2012 Edition

1.  Blogging is the perfect vehicle for leading students to write for an audience that goes far beyond their classroom. 2.  A good strategy to help young writers close the gap between what it says on the page and what … Continue reading

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What’s Not Wrong with the Flood of 2011?

Early last Saturday morning the living and storage areas of our finished basement were flooded with several inches of sewer water. Pretty nasty. Today is Thursday, and a demolition crew is still here removing flooring, paneling, and contents, and working … Continue reading

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