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Mosse Book Club

Mosse Book Club

Here’s a photograph of me and my mosse at our elementary school’s benefit auction. Yes, you read that correctly–my mosse as I named it. My mom posse. The mosse was born at the beginning of pre-K when Charlotte, the one in the navy blue dress, emailed all the moms in our pre-K class and suggested … Continue reading

When “N*ggas” Can’t Read…

When “N*ggas” Can’t Read…

[Immediate disclaimer: I feel totally uncomfortable using the n-word in any form. I used it here because it was used by a student and I am quoting him.] I am friends with many of my old students on facebook (Although a large percentage of them are hidden from my feed due to photos of them … Continue reading

Spring Break–A New Perspective

Spring Break–A New Perspective

I have worked in education for most of my professional life. I became a teacher in the Fall of 2000, when I was 26 years old, after a few years of non-profit education work. With this in mind, the majority of my life has followed the academic calendar with its breaks, summers, and holidays. I … Continue reading

Kill Your Television

Kill Your Television

I had to read this book No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process by Colin Beavan because we are planning on using it for our first semester freshman course City Seminar entitled … Continue reading