Monthly Archives: October 2012

Religious Wonderings

Student a: Is God Jesus’s dad? Me: What do you think? Student a: Ummm, I don’t know. Student b: I think yes! Student c: Well, I know that God is waaay bigger than us and Jesus is just actually a … Continue reading

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Talking with each other

Teaching can be very isolating.  It’s ironic that I’m surrounded by more than 20 people all the time, and yet I often feel strikingly alone.  There is no scheduled collaborative teacher time on most days, so long periods of time … Continue reading

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If You Give a Mouse a Grumpy Day

One really difficult thing about teaching is that if there’s a bump in your day, it’s not typically possible to take a breather to shake it off.  You have one irritating conversation, or you realize you forgot something, or you … Continue reading

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In his nose

[Josiah wails.] “What happened Josiah?!” “I have a rock in my nose!” “You have a rock in your nose?  Where is the rock from?” “Outside.” “Have you had the rock in your nose ever since we were outside [2 hours … Continue reading

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