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Send Doughnuts

I had a wonderful time working with a roomful of teachers over two days at my Grassroots Workshops last week. During a morning break, I talked with a teacher who was concerned about not being able to reach all her kids, that there was a handful of students who were failing the course, and that she’d […]

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Walking Around House Naked

This framed card hangs right by my school desk. It’s a reminder that I once would rather scrub toilets for a living than teach unruly teenagers. My fourth year. Around late September. On a Friday, end of school day. Principal’s office. Me: I’m not coming back. I’m done. Principal: What’s wrong? M: I can’t teach […]

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