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Of These My Children: Expecting Danger

Teaching has been my great honor in life–especially in this small private school which emphasized green living, the basics, and kindness before it was fashionable. In Social Studies the students learn about history and their world. The guys especially love … 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: Pardon the Eruption!

School can be such a fun place for teachers and students alike. As long as there is a pizza garden, a chocolate porch and Miss Popcorn Goat as a mascot. I always enjoy greeting the students as they arrive. One … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Pencil Droppings

English is more than a language; sometimes it is an obstacle course. The students in the small private school know that Parts of Speech can get complicated. One student wrote about insensitive verbs. Guess he was quite impressed with our study … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: A New Year’s Revolution

The old year has gone who knows where and my students are busy writing their hopes and dreams for the New Year.  Our unit on Resolutions always brings interesting ideas to class. However, I was a bit puzzled at one … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: A Near Life Experience

As a senior who is also an educator, I often look back on a day with the students and feel like I’ve just had a Near Life Experience. Some of the things that make me feel that way happened just … Continue reading

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