Bedtime Stories

One of my favorite books is These Girls, by Sarah Pekkanen.  At one point in the story, one of the main characters, Abby, talks about her love for early childhood development, as she is studying that in college. She says, “…...

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A Manifesto for My 2012-13 Classroom

When I was first told I needed to create a manifesto for my 2012-13 classroom, I couldn’t help but be a bit intimidated by the task.  Being a very literal learner, the first step I took was looking up the word manifesto in the dictionary—...

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A Girl Named Hannah

I'm a writer, a director, and a teacher. My students are at risk youth, and, needless to say I do not teach the typical English curriculum. One of the books that I do teach is the novel Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher. 

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