Monthly Archives: November 2012

That Distant Afternoon

From the moment I learned to read, books have been my refuge. As the daughter of an Army soldier, I travelled in and out of Puerto Rico with my family to different places in the United States and overseas.  Because … Continue reading

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Simple but Powerful Teaching Tips

Half of all teachers leave the profession by the end of their fifth year. Half of all inner-city teachers leave by the end of year three. I recently read this in one of the education blogs I follow. Whereas I … Continue reading

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