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Oct 08 2012


This past weekend I traveled to New Orleans for the first time with my rugby team for a friendly match and short vacation from being “Ms. B.” One of the girls in my car is only playing with us for a short time ┬ábecause she is moving to Africa to do work improving sanitation- she…

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Sep 29 2012

Days like yesterday are why I teach

Yesterday, my kids had their first math test of the year after two days of having a substitute. On Wednesday, I took a personal day so I could attend Yom Kippur services and then on Thursday I was out due to professional development. I was nervous that my 6th graders would be angry, or at…

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It’s hard to believe that a year ago I was over a month into my first year teaching. It’s even harder to believe that a month ago I was sitting crying in my classroom, both excited and afraid about what the 2012-2013 school year might hold. It is strange for me to think about, but…

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One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education… Today, I'm teaching 6th grade math in Texas.

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