Baking my way through the pandemic

Humpty Keeping Watch Over The Bread Dough, 2020 Right this very minute I should be checking student work, creating French placement tests, reading an article about how to be a better on-line teacher, meditating, doing yoga stretches, making lesson plans to finish out the year or doing something productive. Instead I am thinking of what …

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November This and That: The “Lit” Edition

(artwork: Madison, 8th grade girlie) My "real" job involves spending five days a week with middle schoolers. Trying to guide them. Giving them opportunities to help others. Helping them learn how to study. Setting goals and working towards achieving those goals. Showing them ways to be kind. General nagging. Showing them the beauty of speaking …

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