Not Sick of it Yet, Kid.

“Aren’t you sick of being here?” she asked me.  School hadn’t even started yet, but she managed to get into the building for the new student event and was making the rounds with the rest of her classmate-pack. “Sick of … Continue reading

Novel Discoveries

This year, I asked my Grade 8 and Grade 9 students to respond to only one question for their final, end-of-the-year reflection. “What was the most important life lesson you have discovered in a book this year?  Write about that … Continue reading

Teaching, Year Two: By The Numbers

Year two of teaching over, already?  Most of the year flew by, although the past ten weeks seem like they have lasted eons.  Regardless,  my second year of teaching is over!  Here is some number crunching from the life of … Continue reading