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Day #295 - Prep for the 4th

The Fourth of July is in two days…just in case you didn’t know.

Necessary supplies for your 4th of July firework viewing:

How Resiliency Helped Me Overcome My Learning Disability

Before I talk about how resiliency helped me overcome my learning disability, I want to talk about what happened to me in eighth grade. The first day of school in 8th grade I remember coming home crying my eyes out. 1,132 more words

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The Hill

The West Wing is one of my all time favorite television shows. I also love Scandal, House of Cards, and Madame Secretary….perhaps I watch too much television, but I always imagined any Washington politics I took part in would be written and directed by… 2,147 more words


Day #294 - I Don't Know

I don’t know.

I’m not afraid to admit it.

I don’t know.

I don’t know what it’s like to be Tucker.
I often don’t know what to do… 634 more words

Lawsuit: LAUSD Misappropriated Funds For High-Need Students

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday alleging that millions of dollars intended to help low income, foster care and English-learner students were diverted to special education services. 454 more words


Simple Common Core Literacy Standards for Grades 9-12

My co-teacher and I will be teaching special education students who are in our alternative classroom for part of the school day. Since we will be using Common Core standards, we felt that it would be important to put those standards into language that the students can understand, that way they can learn to evaluate themselves using concrete criteria. 56 more words

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Reading to Baby Before Birth and We'll Paint the Octopus Red Book Review

Is it bad that I don’t read to my baby in utero? I just feel silly reading The Little Engine That Could out loud, alone in my apartment. 700 more words

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