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Monthly Archives: April 2010


About 2 months ago, I was hired at the Wash U Nursery School (Preschool) for their summer camp. Then I got a call on Monday night…apparently, they have so many of their full-time teachers staying for the summer that they don’t need any additional help. I’m so bummed by this, for a couple of reasons:1). … Continue reading »

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Today at church, Father Gary used the famous phrase, “Insanity is defined as doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” Oftentimes in life, we are unhappy with the way things are going, but continue through it the same way, always hoping that it will change. He challenged us to think … Continue reading »

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Race and Culture

Tonight we had an interesting discussion in my Social Studies content class that has provoked a number of questions within me. First, how often do you take to think about your race? For me, I never really took the time to think about it, as I am white…technically the race with the power. Funny, I’ve … Continue reading »

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4 weeks

Wow, only 4 weeks of school left. Life has been crazy, hence the absence. School is just killing me, although I much prefer it to work… I have been feeling really overwhelmed with all of the projects and unit plans and lesson plans. There just aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all … Continue reading »

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