When I travel, I tend to seek out the tiny corners of the world. Perhaps it’s because I grew up in the tiny town of Bulverde, Texas, which boasts of a post office, a bakery forever changing its name, an antique shop, a small library, and a corner store that offered take out pizza. It’s … More Flowchart Friday: Which European village should you visit?
School starts tomorrow. It is daunting, to say the least, but other teachers understand my mix of excitement and dread. This past weekend, however, made the looming school year look even more threatening on the horizon. The Charlottesville incident inspired posts and tweets about posterity, along the lines of “This will be in our history … More On Curriculum, Charlottesville, and the People We Teach
You may protest my title, as summer isn’t officially over until mid-September, but for teachers and students August marks the beginning of a new season. As a student, I’m excited to get back into classes and a routine. And yes, this year I’ll also be a teacher. I’m thrilled to be teaching upper school English … More Sabbath Tuesday: Summer’s End