Weak Teaching Muscles

Dear Claire, Thank you for being so willing to let me be your long-term sub while you’re out on Maternity leave. Of course, I’ll work closely with Adriana to keep our lessons and class culture consistent, something that you can swiftly absorb when you...

Back In The Classroom

One year, eight and a half months ago, I packed up my little hatchback with the last few boxes of classroom materials, hugged a few students, and left the classroom, not knowing when I’d return. There’s a chance — a slight chance — that I’ll be back...

Grow up

Why do we push maturity on kids so much? Jesus himself said that we should have the faith of a child, so why do we use these phrases? “Act your age!” “Grow up!” “Quit acting like a child!” “How old are you?” I speak...