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Nostalgic humor from the mouths of children

Of These My Children: Jumping to Seclusion

Getting up in the morning is always fun since I know I get to go to school. The children teach me new things each day and I usually go home happy tired. Science makes the students glad to be at … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Liver Tea and Justice for All

I must be one of the luckiest people in the world to love my job so much. And they even pay me a bit to do it. I do appreciate that since we all have bills to pay. The small … Continue reading

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Meditations: Life in Three-Quarter Time

We’ve all heard about “teachable moments.” Having taught for over four decades I can assure there are also “Unteachable moments!” I walked into Music class that day planning to teach 3/4 time. As I was explaining three-quarter time signature, a … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Bandits in School

You might not even see our school unless you are looking for it. Set way back on an acre, it is surrounded by nature: Mr. Roo Ster, Miss Popcorn Goat, The Pizza Garden, the Chocolate Porch, and a wild rabbit … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Drinking Quiet Punch

My classroom is in a small private school in the woods. It’s not exactly where “the deer and the antelope play” but we all enjoy the rooster, hens and even the turtle. However, Miss Popcorn Goat gives us the main … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Brain Percussions

In my over 40 years of teaching, I found laughter to be the poetry of my life. My students make me want to get up each morning just to see what else can happen. In Science we were learning about … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: A Pigment of My Imagination

The little private school set back in the woods has some energetic students with lots of great ideas. They love to walk by Roo as he goes about his morning wake-up routine. Sometimes they even crow with him as they … Continue reading

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