Monthly Archives: October 2013

FaceBlog: 10/18

Finn, having eavesdropped on me complaining to an adult that I bought the wrong Pokemon deck while attempting to increase Saleem’s social capital: ‘What on earth is Pokemon?’ Me: ‘In this instance, it’s something adults buy because 3rd graders think … Continue reading

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Distractions

Lately, it’s been all about the brain. Almost every teaching challenge I’ve faced lately (with the one notable exception of Ja’Neesha’s nasal fluids) has broken down to student difficulty with sustaining attention. Yosef’s teacher wonders if he’s on different ADHD … Continue reading

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The Important Thing About Ja’Neesha

Ja’Neesha’s in for a bit of a change. Faithful readers may remember Ja’Neesha from last year–a small, pugnacious young lady who enjoys dancing, hugs, and unleashing random yet powerful streams of profanity, typically directed at bathroom equipment.  Ja’Neesha has Down … Continue reading

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