Welcome to class, students. Today I'm going to drop some knowledge on you about National Poetry Month. <--- There it is. Read it. Throughout the month of April, I am going to revise some of my favorite poems and dedicate them to the people in my life. Today's piece is inspired by the ... » Learn More about In Honor of National Poetry Month
After almost 10 years in the business of education, I've witnessed a lot: a student using my classroom phone to schedule her abortion; a parent's tirade during a conference that ended in her slapping her 16-year-old son upside the head and him crying; a lovely young man crashing through my classroom ... » Learn More about One Teacher’s Wish List
If you're cringing just reading the title of this post, good. You obviously appreciate proper grammar, and you're not my target audience anyway. The generation that thinks it's permissible to end a sentence with a preposition is who I'm lookin' at as I write this. Maybe because I'm a teacher and my ... » Learn More about Where My Girls At?