Monthly Archives: November 2012

Your Ticket to A Better Night’s Rant

There are two crucial reasons that I’ve been thinking a lot about beds today. One, I just returned to brutal reality after a blissful week of Thanksgiving vacation–many joyous, restful days of cooking, hiking, reading things that weren’t written by … Continue reading

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Fact and Opinion

Last week, I was working with one of my students on a rather tricky element of reading comprehension–the difference between fact and opinion.  As my colleagues at the We Are Teachers blog note , this is a skill that goes … Continue reading

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After the Election

The past few weeks have been nailbiters in TeacherBethLand.  I’m never a big fan of electoral politics, but this year has been especially angsty.  I live in a very progressive part of California, a state which has over the years … Continue reading

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