Words and grief

Over 15 years ago, I was barely 22 years old and it was my first year teaching. Over the summer, I had gotten word that two students who would be juniors that year had died in a car accident. I was reminded that the wounds would be fresh for our students as the year began. […]

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Educator’s Examen

Another one of my hats is as an educator. I was sitting in my office last Friday after the halls were finally quiet, and I thought a lot about how I had shown up or not shown up for students or fellow colleagues during the week. I asked myself some questions, and I thought those […]

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