Category Archives: Education

Another warm day in winter

It seems to me that the weather is about to change. They are promising colder weather and snow. We shall see. My Oakton stint is over for the semester. Next semester is another stint of ESL and French conversation hours … Continue reading

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Equality, Education, and Healthcare for all is the answer

Years ago, in a high school history class, Mr. Grodhaus told us of a tradition in the United States, that of undervaluing education. For the life of me, I cannot recall the roots of that but it had something to … Continue reading

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Youth

They often say “Youth is wasted on the young.” Sometimes I think so, but in so many ways, I question that whole concept. There are decidedly those times when I wish to be young or younger but then there are … Continue reading

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On being a teacher

I don’t get asked often why I became a teacher. I knew very early on that being an educator was what I wanted to do. I remember being under ten years old and playing with my friends in my mother’s … Continue reading

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Busy day, Bruce Feiler, and Storytelling

It was a long day, totally of my own doing, as we had three kids, one with a fever, one who was most interested that her cousin was coming over, and one who had to go to preschool, necessitating carpooling. … Continue reading

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