Monthly Archives: April 2011

IT IS TIME TO GET DOWN TO EARTH

I was a first year teacher for the first Earth Day in 1970 when I received a notice that a new national observance would be held on April 22. We were encouraged to plan classroom discussions about nature and environmental … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: Arthur Not Ready for Crown but Top Hat Suits Him Well

Arthur, played by Russell Brand, is funny, sweet, and sad. Brand, who admittedly has had a notorious past with drugs and alcohol, is the perfect person to play the perpetual child/playboy who resists growing up. Helen Mirren, as always the … Continue reading

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LET US NEVER FORGET: The Civil War Was NOT Civil

This is an anniversary we should remember but not celebrate. As you are now aware, it is the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. I have always thought that was an odd name to give a war … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE WORDPRESS STAFF

Re:    The joke is on me April 2, 2011 Dear WordPress staff: You got me—and you got me good! I am still fairly new to blogging having been at this for less than a year. Daily I check my stats … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: GOVERNOR, LEGISLATORS AGREE TO TEACH IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

In light of the recent controversy regarding teachers and SB 5, governor Kasich and many legislators have agreed to teach in public schools for the next grading period. They agreed to remain in the classrooms the entire grading period stating, “How hard … Continue reading

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