Monthly Archives: June 2011

Education Stimulation: My Spot

Last night, I did something I rarely do on Friday’s.  I went out to this spot I know just north of the city.  Part bar, part party, the place overflows with this wondrous blend of humanity only it could attract.  … Continue reading

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The Sun Also Rises

Next to the first week of school, I favor the last.  Exams are over, and the students who show up do so not for grades, but just because they enjoy being there.  They spend unpressured time with friends and even … Continue reading

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Remember When We Were Friends

At first, I thought it was just me until a colleague shared a similar intuition.  All year long, I could sense something in the air at school, something unsettled.  Transitions are, of course, the hallmark of adolescence, and I quickly … Continue reading

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