Monthly Archives: December 2012

One Friday

I learned about Sandy Hook during morning recess; one of my paraprofessionals came to me with a worried look on her face.  My initial assumption, given that classroom, was head lice. She showed me a text message she’d gotten from … Continue reading

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What Is Your Favorite Part of Bedtime?

I am a bit of a control freak. It’s part, I think, of why I’m good at my job–I have a clear sense of how I want things to play out, and I’m able to plan and structure things so … Continue reading

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Lockdown

“Mr. Greene, please come to the office.” The announcement was made by my principal, quickly, efficiently.  Her tone was commanding, a little stern, devoid of the warmth that we usually hear in it.  I imagined, for a fleeting moment, the … Continue reading

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