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Remembering Rita

I’ve been thinking for a long time about how I would write about  my mother-in-law, Rita. My husband, our family, and I have known for over a year that her time on this earth was coming to an end, and … Continue reading

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Our Adoption Journey

Our Adoption Journey   Hello my name is Sarah and I am 36 years old, married, and working full-time while taking care of a home, two crazy puppies, and a great husband who recently started nursing school (his longtime dream). … Continue reading

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Top 6 things about finishing my master’s degree in education

6. deleting the APA formatting link on my favorites toolbar 5. the purty diploma 4. thinking, “What 20-page paper do I need to write this weekend?” …answering, “None! But that new mountain bike needs ridin!” 3.  the awesome kindle my family … Continue reading

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Friday

Just a short one here – notes on a Friday. I complain to my freshman lead teacher about how I’ve gotten excessive calls to sub for classes since I started working at this new school. Today she asks me to … Continue reading

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Ruben

Ruben with the quiet voice, so soft I must bend down and lean in to hear him. He suffers from degenerative glaucoma, will be blind soon. Today, with his aide, we taught him symbolism through the eyes of Paul Laurence … Continue reading

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Oh my third year…is the charm…

I love teaching, there is literally NEVER a dull moment. But freshmen may be starting to get to me after three years. I calculate with my class sizes that I have taught nearly 400 of them already, and it is … Continue reading

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Animals

At the very end of class I pass out cards to students with pictures of animals on the front and information about that animal on the back. Students are required to tell me how that animal is like them before … Continue reading

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