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A new semester brings new challenges

Wednesday was the start of my new semester of teaching. As my undergraduates shuffled into the classroom, I pushed my sweat-soaked hair off of my forehead and looked around at their nervous, but eager faces. I knew they were predominantly freshman and that many of them were brand new to the city and ...
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Teachers and their role in bullying

As I taught my classroom full of teachers, I looked around the room and my heart grew heavy. Often, my classroom deviates from the class lesson to discuss practical application of our learned principles and today I had to discuss something that bothered me on a personal level. I was teaching my students ...
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Helping Children say goodbye

On Wednesday, I picked up a subdued AJ from school and prepared to bring him home. I expected him to be jubilant as he'd spent all day on a field trip and it was his last full day of school for for 3 months! As a child, I remembered the last week of ...
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A spoon full of sugar is what kindness is to us

One thing I've noticed is that we, as humans, understand abstract, but we want our proof in tangible form. When you ask people about God, they want to see Him/Her. When you ask people about love, they want you to prove it to them. When you stand accused, you must have a ...
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Happy Thoughts Compilation from the last week

I don't know if anyone actually comes to my blog or if everyone just reads through a reader of some sort, but every day or every other, I make changes to my sidebar. They are just little thoughts that aren't big enough for a whole entry, though they might eventually make up an entry. ...
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