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Teenagers, Teachers, & Years that don’t Exist

One of the great joys of teaching middle schoolers is that they typically think they know everything, but they haven’t seen enough, done enough, or read enough to know much of anything.  By the time they reach 7th or 8th grade, most pre-teens and teenagers think they are ready to graduate and live their lives, … Continue reading »

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Charlie Brown, Fairy Tales, Dreams, Horns & Happy Endings

I have always loved writing.  And it is hard to love writing without having a passion for reading what others write.  I could read my first book aloud from cover to cover at age 2:   He’s Your Dog, Charlie Brown.   As a young girl, I absolutely loved being able to escape into a book.  I … Continue reading »

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