SED EGO GRATIAS DEO (YET, I AM THANKFUL)

I have arrived, rumbling, bumbling, and stumbling into a much deserved week long retreat! I now get a chance to catch my breath. Bob Segar once sang about “moving eight miles a minute for months at time,” and he described it right. Labor Day through Thanksgiving break for a teacher is reminiscent of Sherman’s March Read more about SED EGO GRATIAS DEO (YET, I AM THANKFUL)[…]

I GOT A FINGER YOU CAN COUNT

PRESENT DAY: The student I was tutoring became visibly upset at not being able to complete some multiple multiplication problems. She complained that she didn’t know her times tables well. “Why not use your built-in calculator?” I asked her while flexing my fingers. “My teacher says I can’t,” she said. “Your teacher is not here. Read more about I GOT A FINGER YOU CAN COUNT[…]