Benefits Of English

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One morning a police car with flashing lights pulled me over near the secondary school where I used to be a part-time teacher. As the officer asked for my registration and license, my students began to drive past. [ Read More ]

When Math Meets History Meets… The Field Trip Chaperone

When I was in third grade my class went on a bunch of field trips. Honestly, I’m not sure how they were justified. For example, we were studying the rainforest and so we went to The Rainforest Café. [ Read More ]

I Will Not Hide Inside The Cupboard [VIDEO]

Emily tells a story about going to Catholic school and trying to find ways to stretch the rules. [ Read More ]

Perfect Fit

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The toilet for faculty members at school has a spoon for a lock. It’s a perfect fit so it works! [ Read More ]

The Wrong Car

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It had been a hard day at school. I had moped my way through English, been shouted at in Math and doodled in Geography. [ Read More ]

The Quiz Will Be Waiting

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Todd remembers one of his favorite students. Unfortunately the student had to change schools, but one day, Todd gets a visit! [ Read More ]

How We Learn

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I’m nearing the end of a Drivers Ed lesson with a slightly nervous teenage girl. We role our 1995 Chevy Malibu onto an empty dead-end road and I instruct the girl to stop in the street, a few feet away from the curb. My driver is about to attempt parallel parking for the first time. [ Read More ]

How A Little Girl Added Color To My Life

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I had signed up to be a school volunteer and was helping a six-year-old girl with her homework. But it turned out I was the one in need of help. [ Read More ]

In Case of Fire

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We’re currently replacing the fire extinguishers at our school. I want to give a big thanks to this one naughty student for the safety precautions she made until the new extinguishers arrive. Water beats fire, anytime. [ Read More ]

The Ghosts

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As kids, we all had bands, teams, and clubs with fun names. But The Ghosts, they were everything. Air band, kickball team, and general group of youngsters. [ Read More ]

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