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On reasons they appreciate me.

<This week was Teacher Appreciation week, and while it was pretty hectic, my students gave me quite a few notes. These are some of my favorite quotes from them.> 224 more words

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Strong people stand up for themselves, but stronger people stand up for others.


On going the extra mile.

Yesterday, one of my students came in and brought me her monster project. Let me just note that she didn’t like the one we made in class, so she chose to take the initiative to go home, make her own from her own supplies, and bring it to me. 115 more words

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On human sacrifice.

<I pause after discussing the Scylla with my students, midway through Book 12 of The Odyssey.>
“Okay, so let’s move on-“
“Wait, Miss, I have an important question before we keep reading.” 221 more words

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On pushing boundaries.

“Remember how you were mad about us calling ourselves Twerk Team?”
“We planned that.”
“I have a shape-shifting booty monster.”
“Ok, Miss, that was NOT planned.”

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#BlackLivesMatter: justifiedsmiles

Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it…. You have to teach our young men to educate themselves. 140 more words