Teaching

Teaching Columbus to Kids

Teaching Columbus to Kids

Every person who’s worked in a place with a copy room knows that it can, at times, turn into a wasteland of forgotten originals left behind on the glass.  Any curious person who’s worked in a place with a copy…

Medieval Times

Medieval Times

For the six years now I have assisted in chaperoning the seventh grade on an annual trip four hours away by coach bus to Lyndhurst, New Jersey to attend Medieval Times (1-800-WE-JOUST), a two-hour “dinner and tournament.”  Those of you…

The School Year Cycle

The School Year Cycle

It’s that time of year where we end our summer and begin the school year.  I was going to put this all into some kind of agricultural metaphor, but there was no appropriate analogy for fertilizing with manure.  Which is…